By W. P. Worden (auth.), Marilyn M. Osterhout (eds.)

This quantity includes the invited and contributed papers pre­ sented on the American Nuclear Society (ANS) assembly on Decontamina­ tion and Decommissioning (D & D) of Nuclear amenities, held Septem­ ber 16-20, 1979, in solar Valley, Idaho. This used to be the 1st U. S. assembly of the ANS which addressed either one of those very important and comparable topics. The assembly used to be attended by way of greater than four hundred engineers, scientists, laymen, and representatives of federal, country, and native governments, together with contributors from 11 overseas international locations. The technical periods integrated a number of classes targeting ongoing D & D courses within the U. S. and in another country. moreover, "new floor" was once damaged in such components as decommissioning expenditures and value restoration, complex courses on reactor coolant filtration, and different parts of constant and lengthening value to the nuclear and to shoppers. the twin sponsorship of the assembly (The ANS Reactor Operations department and the japanese Idaho part of the ANS) helped spur a top quality application, a delightful situation, and a excessive measure of suc­ cess in technical interchange among the attendees. As visitor speaker, we have been commemorated to have Mr. Vince Boyer of Philadelphia electrical corporation. Mr. Boyer is either a previous chairman of the ANS Reactor Operations department and a prior president of the yankee Nuclear Society. His perspectives at the nuclear and of its present prestige have been informative and interesting.

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An application is scheduled for the main steam line of a BWR. One-step process for total PHT systems: This procedure can be applied to both PWRs and BWRs. laboratory development has been completed. The The above processes demonstrate that KWU can meet a wide range of decontamination needs. 47 48 R. RIESS AND H. O. BERTHOLDT INTRODUCTION There is a close relation between the production of energy in nuclear power plants and that of radioactive substances. These radionuclides are transported, distributed and deposited in the complete system and result in the personnel being exposed to radiation.

REVIEW OF PLANT DECONTAMINATION METHODS 14 15 16 17 18 19 45 R. D. Weed, "Decontamination of the Plutonium Recycle Test Reactor (PRTR) Primary System", USAEC Report BNWL-711, Battelle Northwest Laboratories, March 1968. G. E. Casey, "Peachbottom 2 and 3 Regenerating Heat Exchangers", presented at Pennsylvania Electric Association Power Generation Committee Meeting, February 16, 1978. C. S. Abrams, E. A. Sa1tere11i, "Decontamination of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station", Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, WAPD299, January 1966.

The only logical conclusion that can be drawn here is that arrangements must be made before licensing such activities to assure both responsibility for decommissioning and adequate funding. References (Sm) R. I. Smith, et. , "Technology, Safety and Cost of Decommissioning a Reference Pressurized Water Reactor Power Station" NUREG/CR-0130, June, 1978. (Sc) C. E. Jenkins, E. S. Murphy, and K. J. Schneider "Technology, Safety and Costs of Decommissioning a Reference Small Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Plant," NUREG/CR-0129, Feb.

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