Department: NUCLEAR WASTE TECHNICAL REVIEW BOARDYears: 20002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013
Pursuant to its authority under section 5051 of Public Law 100203, Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 1987, on Tuesday, January 29, and Wednesday, January 30, 2002, the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board (Board) will hold a meeting in Pahrump, Nevada, to discuss the status of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) efforts to characterize a site
September 1012, 2001Las Vegas, Nevada: The Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board will hold a meeting to discuss issues related to the characterization of a potential repository site at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. A program overview and status reports on site characterization and evaluation will be presented by the U.S. Department of Energy. Other
Board Workshop: July 1920, 2001Arlington, Virginia: The Board sponsored workshop will provide a forum for invited international participants to discuss key issues related to the corrosion of materials being proposed by the Department of Energy for use in waste packages in a potential Yucca Mountain Repository.
Pursuant to its authority under
Discussions of the Department of Energy's Supplemental Science and Performance Analyses (SSPA) report, which is expected to be released around the time of the meeting. Presentations on how the SSPA addresses four priority areas previously identified by the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board as essential elements of any recommendation of the
Discussions of questions on important technical issues related to the DOE's Yucca Mountain siteevaluation efforts, including analysis of alternative repository designs, performance assessment of the natural and engineered components of a repository system, and evaluation of the effects of corrosion products on the waste package environment.
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Discussion of using multiple lines of evidence to increase confidence in the performance assessments of the proposed Yucca Mountain repository for highlevel radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel; what approaches might be taken to develop those multiple lines of evidence; and the degree to which those lines of evidence might be independent