February 28, Monday AM Organizers: Enrique Biurrun, Gérald Ouzounian Panel Reporter: John Mathieson Presenters are highlighted in BOLD This panel will focus on a select set of advanced deep geological repository programs worldwide and provides 8:00 AM SESSION 1 a forum for interested parties to learn more about these programs. Notwithstanding the first deep Panel: WM2011 Symposium Plenary geological repository for SNF and HLW in the USA was brought to a virtual stand-still in 2009, several other repository programs continue to make considerable Co-Chairs: James Gallagher, Gallagher Consulting; progress that deserves to be recognized and used to Fred Sheil, Sellafield Ltd (United Kingdom) advantage by interested parties. Repository programs Lead Organizer: James Gallagher will report upon the current status and future plans as Organizers: James Voss, Gary Benda well as the perceived reasons underlying the success Panel Reporter: Linda Ulland and the failure of components of their respective repository program. They will also answer questions The WM2011 Plenary Session will feature speakers from the audience. discussing the pressing issues facing Radioactive Waste Management in 2011 and beyond from around Proposed panelists include Borries Raapke, the world. Managing Director of DBE and DBE TECHNOLOGY, (Germany); Francois-Michel Gonnot, Chairman of Proposed Panelists include Dr. Inés R. Triay, US ANDRA and member for the French DOE, Assistant Secretary for Environmental Parliament (France); Dr. Inés Triay, Assistant Management; François-Michel Gonnot, Chairman of Secretary for Environmental Management, US DOE, the Governing Board of ANDRA (France's National and Marjatta Palmu, from the upper management of Radioactive Waste Management Agency)and Thomas the Finnish Posiva (Finland). H. Zarges, URS Corporation, President - Energy & Construction. 10:00 AM SESSION 4 10:00 AM SESSION 2 Worldwide Waste Management Regulatory and Oversight Crosscutting Programs: An Update Panel: Hot Topics in US DOE Environmental Management Co-Chairs: Christopher Timm, PECOS Management Services, Inc.; Ray Clark, US EPA Co-Chairs: James Gallagher, Gallagher Consulting; Lead Organizer: Ray Clark Edward Helminski, Exchange Monitor Publications Organizers: Christopher Timm, Malgorzata K. Sneve Lead Organizer: Gary Benda Paper Reviewer: Christopher Timm Organizers: James Gallagher, Edward Helminski, Shari Davenport 1. Comparison of the IAEA Safety Case Concept Panel Reporter: Leslie Jardine and the NRC Regulatory Approach for Low- Level Waste Land Disposal - 11496 This panel will include senior US DOE Managers Christepher McKenney, David Esh, US NRC speaking on the pressing issues facing the US DOE 2. Update on the Radioactive Waste Position in sites. Senior managers will update the attendees on the UK - 11435 what has transpired the last year and provide detailed John Dalton, Bruce McKirdy, Nuclear direction on the future US DOE Office of Environmental Decommissioning Authority (United Kingdom) Management goals and objectives. 3. Report on Waste Disposal Workshops for a Radiological Dispersal Device (RDD) Attack in an Urban Area - 11543 10:00 AM SESSION 3 Eugene Jablonowski, Paul Kudarauskas, Paul Lemieux, James Michael, Cayce Parrish, Jeff Panel: International Deep Geological Repository Pike, Daniel Schultheisz, US EPA Progress 4. High-Level Waste Insights for Re-Processing Spent Fuel - 11462 John Greeves, Jim Lieberman, Talisman Co-Chairs: Enrique Biurrun, DBE TECHNOLOGY International GmbH (Germany); Gérald Ouzounian, ANDRA (France) Lead Organizer: Leif Eriksson 10:00 AM SESSION 5 3. Analysis Technology Development Considering Accumulated Effect from the Sequential Regulatory Accident - 11487 Recent Changes Among Mixed and Hazardous Woo-Seok Choi, Korea Atomic Energy Waste Classification and Disposal Regulations Research Institute (Korea) 4. Testing of a Transport Cask for Research Co-Chairs: Gabriele Bandt, TÜV NORD EnSys Reactor Spent Fuel - 11037 Hannover; Holger Spann, E.ON Kernkraft GmBH Rogerio Mourao, Center for the Development (Germany) of Nuclear Technology; Carlos Alexandre Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Gabriele Bandt Miranda, Miguel Mattar Neto, IPEN; Luis Silva, Organizer: Heinz Kroeger CDTN (Brazil); Oscar Novara, CNEA/CAC; Fernando Quintana, Roberto Saliba, CAB/CNEA (Argentina) 1. Realization of Requirements on Non- Radioactive Waste Package Constituents - 11441 10:00 AM SESSION 7 Peter Brennecke, Karin Kugel, Stefan Steyer, Federal Office for Radiation Protection; Wilma Boetsch, Detlef Gründler, Claudia Haider, Decommissioning - International Programmatic ISTEC GmbH (Germany) Overview 2. Regulations for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste Packages with Hazardous Content in the Co-Chairs: William Murphie, US DOE; Anja Graf, German Repository Konrad - 11474 WAK GmbH (Germany) Cornelia Scupin, Niedersächsischer Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Jas Devgun Landesbetrieb für Wasserwirtschaft, Küsten- Organizers: Maria Lindberg, Bernard Poncet und Naturschutz (Germany) 3. Disposal of Potentially Neutron Activated PCB 1. Recent Decommissioning Achievements at Capacitors at Argonne National Laboratory Sellafield - 11132 through the Authorized Release Process - Russell Mellor, Sellafield Ltd (United 11064 Kingdom) Jing-Jy Cheng, S.Y. Chen, Noreen 2. Accelerating Legacy Material Removal in Brachmann, Stephen Butala, Frank Brumwell, Former Nuclear Production Facilities - 11219 Argonne National Laboratory; Antanas Thomas Fitzmaurice, Thomas Fitzmaurice, Bindokas, Andrew Gabel, Paul Neeson, US DOE Ashley Craig-Watkins, B&W Y-12 4. Disposal of Bruce Power's Mixed Liquid Waste - 3. The Future of Decommissioning at AWE 11460 Aldermaston - 11211 Sriram Suryanarayan, Aamir Husain, Jim Robertson, AWE (United Kingdom) Kinectrics, Inc.; Colin Elwood, Taylor White, 4. Delivery of an Integrated Change Program Kurt Wigle, Bruce Power (Canada) within the Decommissioning Directorate at Sellafield - 11284 10:00 AM SESSION 6 Simon Bremer, Sellafield Ltd (United Kingdom) World-Wide Topics on Packaging Design and Testing 10:00 AM SESSION 8 Co-Chairs: Richard Yoshimura, Sandia National HLW, SNF/UNF, and Long-lived Alpha/TRU- Laboratory; Daniel Jordan, Enercon Services, Inc. Programs and Policies Lead Organizer: Olaf Oldiges Organizers: Paul Jones, Mike Snyder Co-Chairs: Sal Golub, US DOE, Office of Nuclear Paper Reviewer: Mike Snyder Reactor Technologies; Lisa Burns, Wastren Advantage Lead Organizer: Harry Babad 1. UK Low-Level Waste Repository Site: Organizers: Lisa Burns, Sal Golub Standardizing the Design and Transport of Paper Reviewer: Sal Golub Packages to Contain Low Activity Radioactive Wastes in the UK - 11459 1. Management of High-Level Waste and Used Mark Flynn, Low Level Waste Repository Nuclear Fuel at DOE Sites - 11478 (United Kingdom) Anthony Kluk, Hitesh Nigam, Nancy 2. Transportation of Spent Research Reactor Fuel Buschman, US DOE to USA - 11110 2. CEA‘s Radioactive Waste Management Policy - Franz Hilbert, Nuclear Cargo + Service GmbH 11034 (Germany) Marc Butez, French Atomic Energy Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Margaret MacDonell Commission; Didier Lebrun, Christophe Icard, Organizers: Michelle Barker, John Lowe CEA (France) 3. Radiotoxicity Characterization of HLW from 1. D&D Knowledge Management Information Tool Reprocessing of Uranium-Based vs. Thorium- - Update 2011 - 11297 Based Fuel - 11390 Himanshu Upadhyay, Leonel Lagos, Walter Yasir Arafat, Fausto Franceschini, Paolo Quintero, Peggy Shoffner, Florida International Ferroni, Michael Wenner, Edward Lahoda, John University; John De Gregory, US DOE-HQ; Jeff Lyons, Westinghouse Electric Co.; Bojan Hunter, Mission Support Alliance / Dade Petrovic, Georgia Institute of Technology Moeller 4. Waste Management Research by the US DOE - 2. Radionuclide Inventory and Distribution 11564 Program (RIDP): A User Relational Database John Vienna, Pacific Northwest National for Preservation and Analysis of Historic Laboratory; Terry Todd, Idaho National Measurements of Radionuclides in Soil - 11235 Laboratory; James Bresee, US DOE Karen Gray, David Shafer, Desert Research Institute 10:00 AM SESSION 9 3. Maintaining Environmental Sustainability Through Application Of Environmental Knowledge Management at the SRS - 11400 Communication of Technical Issues Eloy Saldivar, Jr., Jeannette Hyatt, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC Co-Chairs: Lori Huffman, ORP; Larry Klimek, US 4. Laboratory Information Management Strategy Fish and Wildlife Services for Vitrification Support - 11143 Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Elizabeth Bowers Aruna Arakali, Thomas Lane, Jill Johnston, Organizer: W.T. (Sonny) Goldston Robert Shannon, URS Corporation 1. What Can Professionals in Radioactive Waste 10:00 AM SESSION 11 Management Learn From Other Emerging Technology Areas Such As Nanotechnology and Biotechnology? - 11380 Advances in Nuclear Safety Management Helen Neill, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2. Public & Regulatory Acceptance of Blending of Co-Chairs: Kim Auclair, KD Auclair & Associates, LLC; Radioactive Waste vs. Dilution - 11018 Larry Regens, University of Oklahoma Health W.T. (Sonny) Goldston, Savannah River Sciences Center Nuclear Solutions, LLC Lead Organizer: Kim Auclair 3. Regulatory Strategies to Minimize Generation Paper Reviewer: Larry Regens of Regulated Waste from Cleanup, Continued Use, or Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities 1. Nuclear Safety Management & Improvement Contaminated with Polychlorinated Biphenyls Focus for 2010/11 and Beyond at Sellafield - (PCBs) - 11198 11403 Nancy Lowry, Savannah River Nuclear Rob Howman, Sellafield Ltd (United Kingdom) Solutions, LLC 2. An Establishment of a Calculation Framework 4. Establishing Final End State for a Retired for the Operational Safety Assessment of A- Nuclear Weapons Production Reactor; KRS - 11267 Collaboration Between Stakeholders, Meejeong Hwang, Korea Atomic Energy Regulators, and the Federal Government - Research Institute (Korea) 11052 3. Development of a Seismic Risk Assessment Christopher Bergren, Savannah River System for Low and Intermediate Level Nuclear Solutions; Mary Flora, Area Completion Radioactive Waste Repository: Current Status Projects, Savannah River Site; Helen Belencan, of Year 1 Research - 11393 Ray Hannah, Rita Stubblefield, US DOE Minkyu Kim, In-Kil Choi, Jongtae Jeong, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute 10:00 AM SESSION 10 (Korea) 4. Implementation of Nuclear Security System for Low Level Radioactive Storage Facility at AERE Innovative Applications in Information and in Bangladesh - 11090 Knowledge Management Abdus Sattar Mollah, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (Bangladesh) Co-Chairs: Michelle Barker, US ACE; John Lowe, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company February 28, Monday PM testimony and meetings prior to WM2011, and will be finalizing its 18-month interim report to the administration when this panel will be held. Invited 1:30 PM SESSION 12 panelists will include people and organizations who have presented before the Commission over their first year of deliberations. Panel: European Featured Site: Sellafield - Accomplishments and Challenges from Past Practices and for Current and Future Missions Proposed Panelists include John Kessler, EPRI; with a Comparison to DOE Sites Clifford E. Singer, University of Illinois; DanielMetlay, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board; Mark Peters, Argonne National Laboratory Co-Chairs: Angie Jones, AMEC Earth & and Dr. Richard Meserve, Blue Ribbon Commission. Environmental; Fred Sheil, Sellafield Ltd (United Kingdom) Lead Organizer: Angie Jones 3:15 PM SESSION 14 Organizer & Paper Reporter: Fred Sheil Panel: The Future of the US DOE Yucca Mountain This session will consist of two panels. The first panel Site and Discussion of the Alternatives will focus on the Sellafield site in Cumbria in the North West of England. The site is a large, complex nuclear Co-Chairs: Eric Knox, URS Corporation; Paul chemical facility that has supported the UK‘s nuclear Dickman, Argonne National Laboratory power program since the 1940‘s. Current operations at Lead Organizer: Dorothy Davidson Sellafield include processing of fuels removed from Organizers: Robert Edmonds, Leif Eriksson nuclear power stations, Mixed Oxide (MOX) fuel Panel Reporter: Robert Edmonds fabrication, storage of nuclear materials and radioactive wastes, remediation and D&D of legacy sites. This mission is being carried out under contract This panel will focus on the current status of and the to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) by challenges facing the US national SNF and HLW Sellafield, Ltd. disposal program in light of the new US Administration's policies and Congress' budget-driven slowdown of Yucca Mountain Project. Topics that will The NDA also has a cooperation agreement with US be presented at this panel include recent DOE to share experience to mutual benefit. developments, challenges and potential paths forward being proposed by the Administration, independent The second panel will have participants from Sellafield review panels and industry. The panel will be Ltd, the NDA, NNL and US DOE. The goal of the panel comprised of invited experts in radioactive waste will be to share management and technical challenges management and disposal. and how they were overcome by working together and building off the lessons learned. Proposed Panelists include David Blee, Nuclear Infrastructure Council; Rod McCullum, Nuclear 1:30 PM SESSION 13 Energy Institute; Ed Davis, Sustainable Nuclear Task Force; as well as representatives from the US NRC, US DOE, and Nye County, Nevada. Panel: Progress by the US National Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future - What Have They Been Told and Who Are They Listening 1:30 PM SESSION 15 To? Panel: Hot Topics and Emerging Issues in US Co-Chairs: Roger Nelson, US DOE; Dorothy Commercial Low-Level Radioactive Waste Davidson, AREVA Federal Services, LLC Management Lead Organizer: Roger Nelson Organizers: Dorothy Davidson, Andrew Orrell Co-Chairs: Leonard Slosky, Rocky Mountain LLW Panel Reporter: Elizabeth Saris Board; James Kennedy, US NRC Lead Organizer: Linda Beach This panel will focus on the Blue Ribbon Commission Organizers: Todd Lovinger, James Kennedy which filed their charter with Congress the week before Panel Reporter: Todd Lovinger WM2010. The Commission will conduct a comprehensive review of policies for managing the This panel will focus on emerging issues in commercial back end of the nuclear fuel cycle; including all LLW management in the US from the perspective of alternatives for the storage, processing and disposal of five active members of the Low-Level Radioactive civilian and defense used nuclear fuel and nuclear Waste Forum. State, compact, federal and industry waste. The Commission will conduct an entire year of views will be shared on a variety of timely and The session will be co-moderated and will be significant topics related to low-level radioactive waste comprised of both individual presentations on industry management and disposal and related issues. trends and a focused panel on a single subject (i.e., Human Performance Improvement) to allow detailed Proposed panelists include representatives from a discussions between the panel participants and federal agency, state/compact officials and the presenters. industry (facility operator or waste generator representative. Proposed Panelists include Fran Williams, Sellafield LLC (UK); Tony Umek, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions; Ed Foulke, Partner, Fisher & Phillips LLP 3:15 PM SESSION 16 and Joe Yanek, EFCOG Chair / Fluor Government Group. Selected Key Topics in US Commercial LLW Management 1:30 PM SESSION 18 Co-Chairs: Colleen Owens, DeNuke Contracting Worldwide Perspectives of Radioactive Waste Services, Inc.; Kathryn Haynes, Southeast Compact Management - Challenges and Solutions Commission Lead Organizer: Colleen Owens Organizers: Linda Beach, Kathryn Haynes Co-Chairs: Christer Svemar, SKB International Paper Reviewer: Linda Beach Consultants AB (Sweden), Piero Risoluti, Sogin(France) Lead Organizer: John Mathieson The Richard S. Hodes M.D. Honor Lecture Award will Organizers: Gérald Ouzounian, Mark Matthews be presented to Christine Gelles, US DOE by Michael Paper Reviewer: Christer Svemar Mobley, Southeast Compact Commission for LLW. 1. How to Scientifically Choose a Nuclear a) The WM2011 Richard S. Hodes, M.D. Honor Repository Site - 11414 Lecture: Topic to be announced - 11619 James Conca, New Mexico State University; Christine Gelles, US DOE Judith Wright, UFA Ventures b) The First New Conventional Uranium Mill in the 2. The French Policy for Radioactive Materials and US in 30 Years – Status of the Pinon Ridge Waste Management - 11056 Project, Colorado - 11438 Jean Luc Lachaume, Nuclear Safety Authority Steven Brown, SHB Inc. (France) 3. The New Policy for Radioactive Waste 1:30 PM SESSION 17 Management and Site Selection for the National Repository in Italy - 11053 Piero Risoluti, Fabio Chiaravalli, Luigi Brusa, Panel: Safety Management - Key to Effective Sogin (Italy) Performance Execution 4. Should WIPP Replace Yucca Mountain? - 11058 Christopher Timm, Jerry Fox, PECOS Co-Chairs: Joseph Yanek, Fluor Government Group; Management Services, Inc William Murphie, US DOE 5. Radioactive Waste Disposal Challenges in Lead Organizer & Panel Reporter: Judith Connell Germany - 11442 Organizers: Joseph Yanek, Anthony Umek Peter Brennecke, Federal Office for Radiation Protection (Germany) This panel will focus on safety management as a key to 6. Creation of the Radioactive Waste Management effective project performance. Regardless of the state System in the Russian Federation - 11266 of the economy, safety must be a business imperative Leonid Bolshov, Igor Linge, Vasily Kovalchuk, and is a key element in the efficient and effective Alexander Iordanov, Nuclear Safety Institute performance on projects – regardless of size or (Russia); Alexander Abramov, Rosatom State complexity. Panel presentations and discussions will Nuclear Energy Corporation (Russia); Yuri focus on latest trends in leveraging effective health, Polyakov, Radioactive Waste Management safety and environmental programs to improve project Enterprise (Russia) and operational performance across a diverse set of 7. Stakeholder Trust for the Disposal of Highly business sectors. Attendees will benefit from both the Radioactive Wastes in the USA, Japan, UK, and presentations and opportunity to have an interactive Europe - 11558 dialogue with senior industry executives representing Bill Lawless, Paine College government and commercial sectors both nationally 8. Geologic Disposal Options in the USA - 11299 and internationally. Frank Hansen, Sandia National Laboratory 1:30 PM SESSION 19 Lead Organizer: Wolfgang Steinwarz Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Mark Lewis Storage and Retrieval of HLW - Part 1 1. Industry Response to the Changing Paradigm in Radwaste Management - 11606 Co-Chairs: Edward Ketusky, Savannah River Lisa Edwards, EPRI Remediation, LLC; Tom Brouns, Pacific Northwest 2. Expanded Applications of LPOP Method to Non- National Laboratory Flammable Waste Treatments - 11572 Lead Organizer: Tom Brouns Gen-ichi Katagiri, Morio Fujisawa, Fuji Organizers: Keith Miller, Edward Ketusky, Terri Electric Systems Co., Ltd (Japan) Fellinger 3. Custom Engineered Remotely Controlled Paper Reviewer: Harry Babad Robotic Waste Sorting and Packaging System - 11355 1. Pilot-Scale Test Results of a Thin Film Teo Grochowski, Robatel Technologies LLC Evaporator System for Management of Liquid 4. Characterization Process for Radioactive Waste High-Level Waste at Hanford - 11364 Produced During Cernavoda Nuclear Power Robert Wilson, Travis Beck, Jeff Larkin, Plant Operation - 11263 Columbia Energy & Environmental Services, Adrian Jelev, S.N.; Ioana Daian, Adrian Inc.; Rick Tedeschi, John Corbett, Washington Stafie, Cernavoda Nuclear Power (Romania) River Protection Solutions, LLC 2. Incipient Sludge Mixing in Nuclear Waste Tanks 3:15 PM SESSION 21 - 11086 Robert Leishear, Mark Fowley, Michael Poirier, Savannah River National Laboratory Management of Nuclear Power Plant Liquid and 3. Instrumentation for Real Time Monitoring of Wet Waste the 3-Dimensional Particulate Distribution in the Hanford Double Shell Tank Small-Scale Co-Chairs: Wolfgang Steinwarz, Siempelkamp Mixing Demonstration Platform - 11242 Nukleartechnik GmbH (Germany); C. Clint Miller, Paul Townson, Steve Wright, Jesse Jensen, Pacific Gas & Electric Matthew Vanatta, EnergySolutions Lead Organizer: Mark Lewis 4. The Importance of Rheological Assessment in Organizer & Paper Reviewer: C. Clint Miller the Mobilization, Mixing, and Transport of Nuclear Waste Sludges - 11195 1. NPP Liquid Radioactive Waste Treatment with NI Heywood, Neil Alderman, M. Butcher, BHR Selective Extraction of Radionuclides - 11272 Group Ltd (United Kingdom) Alexander Savkin, SIA Radon (Russia) 5. New Methods to Remove Stubborn Tank Heels 2. Integrated System for Spent Ion-Exchange Using Agitation and Continuous Recirculation - Resin Processing in Nuclear Power Station - 11207 11164 Jason Vitali, Savannah River Remediation, Tadashi Sasaki, Shigeru Mihara, Junya LLC Okazaki, Yasutomi Morimoto, Mikio Shimojo, 6. Tank Retrieval Manipulator System - 11353 Mitsushi Motoyama, Shizuo Teramoto, Yasuhiro Scott Adams, S.A.Technology Suzuki, Mamoru Numata, JGC Corporation; 7. Corrosion Analysis of Carbon Steel Based on Katsuo Yamazaki, Kazufumi Taniguchi, Tatsumi Hanford Site Liquid Waste Simulants - 11128 Yamamoto, Yutaka Satou, Kouji Nojiri, Hiroshi Elizabeth Hoffman, Savannah River National Wada, Hirotaka Ooura, The Japan Atomic Laboratory; A. Felmy, Odeta Qafoku, Pacific Power Company (Japan) Northwest National Laboratory 3. Successful Cesium Removal Campaign at the 8. Remote Visual Inspection of Hanford Site Loviisa NPP, Finland - 11002 Single Shell Tanks - 11335 Esko Tusa, Fortum Power and Heat Oy Jason Engeman, Jessica Robocker, (Finland) Washington River Protection Solutions 4. Improved Solidification of Liquid Waste Evaporation Concentrate - 11096 1:30 PM SESSION 20 Stasys Motiejunas, Radioactive Waste Management Agency (Lithuania) Management of Nuclear Power Plant Dry Waste Co-Chairs: Wolfgang Steinwarz, Siempelkamp Nukleartechnik GmbH (Germany); Roger Stigers, PPL Susquehanna, LLC 1:30 PM SESSION 22 1:30 PM SESSION 23 D&D of US DOE Facilities Groundwater Remediation Projects Co-Chairs: Andrew Szilagyi, US DOE; Julia Tripp, Co-Chairs: Bob Popielarczyk, CH2M HILL, Inc; John Idaho National Laboratory Morse, US DOE Lead Organizer: Andrew Szilagyi Lead Organizer: John Kristofzski Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Julia Tripp Organizer: Bob Popielarczyk Paper Reviewer: David Wallace 1. The Transfer of Excess Facilities, Materials, and Waste into DOE‘s Environmental Management 1. Groundwater Pump and Treat Remediation (EM) Program: Successes Resulting from EM‘s System Overview, Hanford 200W Area - 11508 Transfer Review Process - 11246 William Breedlove, CH2M HILL Plateau Mark Janaskie, Andrew Szilagyi, Theresa Remediation Company Kliczewski, US DOE; Charles Urland, Charles 2. Groundwater Flow and Transport Modeling in Negin, Michelle Gresalfi, Project Enhancement the Frenchman Flat Corrective Action Unit to Corporation the External Peer Review Committee - A 2. Establishing Reduced Load Factors when Technical Summary - 11161 Calculating Structural Capacity and Bill Wilborn, US DOE NNSA NSO; Naomi Clarification of NEC Guidance During Becker, Edward Kwicklis, Los Alamos National Decommissioning and Demolition Work (D&D) Laboratory; Dona Merritt, Navarro-Intera - 11514 3. Automated Water Level Measurements in Kirk Dooley, Jose Vargas CWI D&D; Mark Small-Diameter Aquifer Tubes - 11476 Slovak, Ascendent Engr.; Frank Rios, CWI; Scott Petersen, Robert Edrington, Richard Justin Coleman, CWI/Engineering Analysis Mahood, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation 3. Historical Hazard Identification Process for D&D Company; Paul VanMiddlesworth, Northwest - 11036 Software, Inc Paul Corrado, Lawrence Livermore National 4. Mercury Remediation Using Dow‘s Laboratory Experimental XUS-43604.00 Ion-Exchange 4. D&D Toolbox Project – Technology Resin at Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Demonstration of Decontamination Gel and 11042 Strippable Coatings Applied via Remote Charles Castello, Yelena Katsenovich, Leonel Sprayer Platform - 11300 Lagos, Jeffrey Fan, Florida International Leonel Lagos, Peggy Shoffner, Florida University; Paul Taylor, Oak Ridge National International University; Samuel Maggio, ICM, Laboratory Inc. 5. Indicating the Groundwater Recharge in the 5. Development of Cleanup Goals for the Amargosa Desert by Using Surface-Runoff Decommissioning of the West Valley Chemistry - 11489 Demonstration Project - 11073 Omar Al-Qudah, John Walton, University of Jim McNeil, Consultant; Moira Maloney, Texas at El Paso; Arturo Woocay, Instituto Martin Letourneau, US DOE; Zintars Zadins, Tecnologico de Ciudad Juarez Chenega Global Services; Harry Fatkin, SAIC 6. Groundwater Remediation at the 100-HR-3 6. Assessment of the Potential for Hydrogen Operable Unit, Hanford Site, Washington - Generation during Deactivation and 11507 Decommissioning of Reactor Vessels at the John Smoot, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Savannah River Site - 11197 Company Bruce Wiersma, Mike Serrato, Christine 7. Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Groundwater Langton, Savannah River National Laboratory Source Remediation Project, a Two Phased 7. 105-R Reactor Disassembly Basin D&E Canal: Remediation Approach - 11590 Heat of Hydration Experimental Mock Up and Todd Lovell, David Bolling, LATA Kentucky - Heat Transfer Analysis - 11389 DOE Nadia Lima, Cristian Acevedo, Leonel Lagos,; 8. Restoration of Groundwater at LaRosita In-Situ Edgar Polo, Florida International University Uranium Recovery Project - 11613 8. Completion of the Removal, Packaging and Michelle Rehmann, HER Creative Solutions, Disposal of Hanford 327 Building Hot Cells - LLC; Mark Pelizza, Uranium Resources Inc.; 11566 Katie Sweeney, National Mining Association Gary MacFarlan, WorleyParsons Polestar 1:30 PM SESSION 24 Remediation, LLC Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Keith Miller Engaging Citizens - Lessons Learned from Around Environmental Management Systems – the World Success through Integration - 11410 Susan McCauslin, US DOE; Judy Mclemore, Co-Chairs: Heather Klebba, Nuclear Filter URS Technology; Cedric Garnier, CEA Marcoule (France) Operational Experiences and Future Plans for Lead Organizer: John Dalton Hungarian Spent Fuel Storage - 11184 Organizers: Heather Klebba, Dale Bignell, Laurence Miklos Ordogh, Jozsef Mikula, SOM System Pernot Kft (Hungary); Istavan Barnabas, Public Paper Reviewer: Heather Klebba Agency for RadWaste (Hungary); Barnabas Nagy, PURAM (Hungary); Chris Carter, 1. Holding a Technical Dialog with Local Babcock Nuclear (United Kingdom); Tibor Stakeholders: Test Case at the La Hague Eigner, Ferenc Leber, Paks Nuclear Power Plant Reprocessing Plant - 11060 Ltd. (Hungary) Ludivine Gilli, Igor Le Bars, Nicolas Charrin, The Role of a Post-Irradiation Examination French Nuclear Safety and Radioprotection Facility in the Treatment & Disposal of Institute - IRSN (France) Problematic and Poorly Characterised Nuclear 2. Crisis Communication: Lessons From the BP Oil Fuels - 11145 Spill or How to Avoid "Just Stepping off the David Willey, National Nuclear Laboratory Ltd Curb and Getting Hit by the Bus" - 11080 (United Kingdom) Eliot Brenner, Rebecca Schmidt, US NRC Industry Perspective on the Future of the 3. Early Progress in Building Trust and Disposition of Used Nuclear Fuel - 11596 Partnerships with Northern First Nations and Wayne Lewis, Shaw Nuclear Communities in Low-Level Radioactive Waste An Improved Characterization Method for Remediation Projects in Canada - 11321 International Accountancy Measurements of Liliana Benitez, Dave McCauley Natural Fresh and Irradiated Mixed Oxide (MOX) Fuel: Resources Canada; Robert Zelmer, Atomic Helping Achieve Continual Monitoring and Energy of Canada Limited (Canada) Safeguards through the Fuel Cycle - 11433 4. Superfund Job Training Initiative Engage Louise Evans, Stephen J. Tobin, Brian Boyer, Communities by Offering Employment Stephen Croft, Howard O. Menlove, M.A. Opportunities - 11032 Schear, M.T. Swinhoe, Los Alamos National Rachel C. Hall, Robert Pope, US EPA Laboratory; Andrew Worrall, National Nuclear 5. Implementing the National Low-Level Waste Laboratory (United Kingdom) Program in the United Kingdom: An Exercise in The Transmutation of the Minor Actinides and Engagement and Communication - 11612 Long-Lived Fission Products in the Fast Heat Martin Walkingshaw, Tim Hedahl, Richard Zones of Subcritical Reactor Driven by a High- Raaz, LLW Repository Ltd (United Kingdom) Intensity Neutron Generator - 11141 6. Designing and Building a Radioactive Waste Volodymyr Gulik, Kyiv Institute for Nuclear Deep Disposal Facility and Including the Local Research (Ukraine); Volodymyr Pavlovych, Stakeholders - 11527 Institute for Nuclear Research of the National Sebastien Farin, ANDRA (France) Academy of Science of Ukraine (Ukraine); 7. Public Communication: Engaging Citizens in Volodymyr Babenko, Kyiv Bogolyubov Institute the Nuclear Renaissance - 11250 for Theoretical Physics (Ukraine) Laurie Ford, Critical Path Consultants 8. Lessons Learned from the Korean Nuclear Topic B: Storage and Retrieval of Liquid and Waste Disposal Issues in Terms of Risk Solid HLW Communication Processes - 11171 Chang-Ju Lee, Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety (Korea) Co-Chairs: Thomas Michener, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Jonathan Bricker, Savannah River Remediation, LLC 1:30 PM POSTER SESSION 25 Lead Organizer: Terri Fellinger Paper Reviewer: Edward Ketusky Topic A: Lessons Learned in HLW, SNF/UNF, and Long-Lived Alpha/TRU Role of Aluminum Dimer and Carbonate in Controlling the Aluminum Solubility for Hanford Co-Chairs: Keith Miller, National Nuclear Laboratory Waste - 11605 (United Kingdom); Terri Fellinger, Savannah River Cliff Johnston, Purdue University; Jacob Reynolds, Washington River Protection Solutions; Stephen Agnew, Columbia Energy & Lead Organizer: Terri Fellinger Environmental Services, Inc. Paper Reviewer: Robert Jubin Current Internationally Applicable Documents and New Approaches to Improve Activities A Study on the Proliferation Resistance Related to the Retrieval and Processing of Assessment of Nuclear Fuel Cycles - 11094 Solidified Phase in Evaporator Condensate Yoon Hee Lee, Jongkuk Lee, Kun Jai Lee, Tanks - 11359 KAIST (Korea) Carmen Ghita, ONET Technologies Romania Partitioning and Conditioning Options based on (Romania) Chinese High-level Liquid Waste Full Gas Retention and Release Test for Low Yield Partitioning Process - 11440 Stress Non-Newtonian Fluids (NNF) - 11289 Xuegang Liu, Jingming Xu, Jing Chen, Romani Patel, Nitin Yadav, Dwayne McDaniel, Jianchen Wang,; Jin Chen, Tsinghua University David Roelant, Florida International University (China) A Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of Gas Bubbles Development and Deployment of Vacuum Salt in Multiphase Flows with High Density Ratios - Distillation at the Savannah River Site - 11178 11304 Robert Pierce, Savannah River National Seckin Gokaltun, Dwayne McDaniel, Florida Laboratory International University Kinetics of Aluminum Formation in the Caustic Design Optimization for Submerged Jet Nozzle Side Solvent Extraction (CSSX) Process - for Enhanced Mixing - 11552 11046 Edgard Espinosa, Leonel Lagos, George Punith Naik, Rebecca Toghiani, Jeff Lindner, Dulikravich, Florida International University Laura Smith, Larry Pearson, Mississippi State The Hanford Waste Feed Delivery Operations University Research Model - 11248 Application of Phosphorus-Containing Ion Joanne Berry, EnergySolutions; Benjamin Exchangers for the Recovery and Separation of Gallaher, Washington River Protection Uranium and Transuranic Elements - 11490 Solutions Vladimir Gelis, Vitaly Milyutin, Evgeny Numerical Simulations of Pulsed-Air Mixing Kozlitin, Natalya Nekrassova, Yulia Shumilova, Technology using Multiphase Computational Froumkin's Institute of Physical Chemistry and Fluid Dynamics Methods - 11301 Electrochemistry of the Russian Academy of Rinaldo Gonzalez Galdamez, Stephen Wood, Sciences (Russia) Seckin Gokaltun, Florida International University Topic D: Immobilization of Wastes from Mixing and Batch Transfer of Solid Particles in HLW/SNF/UNF Processing a Pilot-Scale Hanford Waste Tank - 11152 Duane Adamson, Mike Restivo, Tim Steeper, Michael Poirier, Bill Giddings, Savannah River Co-Chairs: Ned Bibler, Savannah River National National Laboratory Laboratory; Joseph Westsik, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Challenges for Demonstrating Pulsed Jet Mixing Paper Reviewer: Harry Babad Capability in Vessels Containing High Level Radioactive Waste Slurries - 11305 Ivan Papp, Bechtel National Partitioning of High-Level Radioactive Waste: Design and Development of Innovative High- An Indian Perspective - 11597 Level Waste Pipeline Unplugging Technologies - Smitha Manohar, Bhabha Atomic Research 11291 Centre (India) Tomas Pribanic, Seckin Gokaltun, Dwayne Transformation of Spent Silver Zeolite Sorbent McDaniel, Jose Varona, Amer Awwad, David by Ball-Milling Assisted Amorphization - 11233 Roelant, Florida International University Daisuke Hirabayashi, Yusuke Tanada, Kayo Removal of Sludge Heels in Savannah River Sawada, Youichi Enokida, Nagoya University Site Waste Tanks with Oxalic Acid - 11226 (Japan) Michael Poirier, Savannah River National Mathematical Modeling of Mass-Transfer Laboratory; George Thaxton, Washington Processes in the Rotary Calciner - 11491 Savannah River Company Tatiana Podymova, A.A. Bochvar's High- Technology Research Institute of Inorganic Topic C: Reprocessing and Separation of Materials (Russia) SNF/UNF and HLW Increased Waste Loadings for Hanford and Savannah River Site HLW and Hanford LAW Glass Formulated with a New Approach by Co-Chairs: Terri Fellinger, Savannah River GeoMatrix Solutions Inc. - 11093 Remediation, LLC; Reid Peterson, Pacific Northwest Arthur Gribetz, Anatoly Chekhmir, Lawrence National Laboratory Shore, GeoMatrix Solutions, Inc The Effect of Waste Loading and Glass Waiting For The Blue Ribbon Commission Structural Factors on Structure and Chemical Report - 11247 Durability of SB2 and SB4 SRS Waste Glasses - Leif Eriksson, Consultant 11397 Sergey Stefanovsky, SIA Radon (Russia); James Marra, Savannah River National 1:30 PM POSTER SESSION 26 Laboratory The Effect of Waste Loading on Phase Student Poster Competition: The Next Generation Composition, Structure, and Chemical - Industry Leaders of Tomorrow Durability of Glassy Materials for Immobilization of High-Sodium/Aluminum Co-Chairs: Leonel Lagos, Florida International Waste - 11475 University; Robert Berry, Foxfire Scientific (United Anna Sorokina, Alexandra Sorokaletova, Kingdom) Sergey Stefanovsky, SIA Radon; Boris Lead Organizer: Leonel Lagos Nikonov, Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits Paper Reviewer: Michelle Rehmann (Russia) Glass Formulation for Next Generation Cold Crucible Induction Melter - 11561 An Approach for the Decontamination and Dong-Sang Kim, Pacific Northwest National Decommissioning of Stacks at the Oak Ridge Laboratory; Michael Schweiger, Battelle Pacific National Laboratory - 11420 Northwest Division; John Vienna, Pacific Richard Colbert, Oak Ridge National Northwest National Laboratory; Fabienne Laboratory Johnson, James Marra, David Peeler, Savannah Materials, Accountability, and Process Control River National Laboratory; Gary Smith, Office with Ultraviolet-Visible Spectroscopy - 11453 of Waste Processing, US DOE Jamie Warburton, Nick Smith, Ken Evaluation and Selection of 99Tc Getters for Czerwinski, University of Nevada Las Vegas Sequestration of Liquid Secondary Waste Physical and Chemical Properties of Tributyl Resulting from Vitrification of Radioactive Phosphate/Diluent/Nitric Acid System - 11577 Waste from Hanford - 11167 Amber Wright, University of Nevada Las Shas Mattigod, Joseph Westsik, Dawn Vegas Wellman, Eric Pierce, Pacific Northwest Developing Open-Source Video Games to National Laboratory Educate the Public about Nuclear Energy - 11385 Topic E: Influence of Environments on Deep Joshua Peterson, University of Texas; Viktor Disposal Sites Larsson, Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden); Philip Marquis, North Carolina University; Sai Kiran Mylavarapu, Ohio State Co-Chairs: Anthony Banford, National Nuclear University; Bao H. Truong, Massachusetts Laboratory (United Kingdom); Terri Fellinger, Institute of Technology Savannah River Remediation, LLC Paper Reviewer: Tom Brouns March 1, Tuesday AM Identification of Eu (III) Sorption into CSH Gel by the Changes of Fluorescence Emission 8:30 AM SESSION 27 Spectrum and BET Surface Area - 11192 Yuichi Niibori, Keisuke Shirai, Hiroaki Yoshikawa, Hitoshi Mimura, Tohoku University Panel: Emerging Issues with US DOE Prime (Japan) Contractors Uncertainty Analysis for Alterations of Host Rocks Under Highly Alkaline Environments Co-Chairs: Pete Knollmeyer, Savannah River Nuclear Induced by Cementitious Materials - 11122 Solutions; Judith Connell, Fluor Government Group Yuki Nishimura, Seiji Takeda, Masahiro Lead Organizer & Panel Reporter: Judith Connell Munakata, Hideo Kimura, Japan Atomic Energy Organizer: Pete Knollmeyer Agency (Japan) Sensitivity Analysis for Scenarios Relevant with This panel will feature senior executives from large and Evolution of Overpack and Buffer Material - small US DOE sites addressing issues in the DOE‘s 11176 waste and environmental cleanup program. Multiple, Seiji Takeda, Masatoshi Watanabe, Hideo timely topics concerning critical or emerging issues or Kimura, Japan Atomic Energy Agency (Japan) challenges within the prime contractor community will be the focus of the discussion. Such potential topics include progress/issues on/with integrating ARRA activities/funding with site mission/base funding and Chamberlain, Karen Skubal, US DOE; Robert regulatory requirements/schedules. Questions will be Aylward, Savannah River National Laboratory; posed to the panelists for response followed by Dawn Wellman, Amoret Bunn,Pacific Northwest discussion. Panelists will include representatives from National Laboratory; Liyuan Liang, Oak Ridge Hanford, WA; Savannah River, SC; Idaho Falls, ID; National Laboratory Portsmouth, OH and Oak Ridge, TN. 4. The Office of Nuclear Materials Disposition Fiscal Year 2011 Research & Development Activities - 11537 8:30 AM SESSION 28 Edgardo DeLeon , US DOE; Nancy Buschman, US DOE - Office of Nuclear Materials Panel: Worldwide Regulatory Oversight of Disposition, EM-33 Radioactive Legacy Sites 5. The Office of Deactivation and Decommissioning Research & Development Program for Fiscal Year 2011 - 11533 Co-Chairs: Malgorzata K. Sneve, Norwegian Andrew Szilagyi, Paula Kirk, US DOE; John Radiation Protection Authority (Norway); Ray Clark, Gladden, Richard Abitz, Savannah River US EPA National Laboratory Lead Organizer: Ray Clark 6. The US DOE Office of Environmental Organizers: Malgorzata K. Sneve, Larry Camper Management International Program Panel Reporter: Graham Smith Collaboration - 11526 Ana Han, US DOE; James Marra, Savannah This panel will focus on the regulatory supervision of River National Laboratory legacy sites including uranium legacy and describing 7. Leveraged Activities and Collaboration regulatory challenges related to the supervision of Supporting the Office of Technology Innovation D&D, rehabilitation or remediation of legacy sites. & Development - 11532 Practical solutions are sought on how to regulate Pramod Mallick, US DOE; Sharon Marra, situations and activities falling outside of the existing Savannah River National Laboratory regulatory regime. 8. Overview of Impacts of Technology Deployment on the Mission of the US DOE EM - Proposed Panelists include: Russell Edge, IAEA 11535 (Austria); Mikhail Kisele, FMBA (Russia); Alexander Skip Chamberlain, US DOE; Daniel McCabe, Kim, Atomic Energy Commission (Kazakhstan); Stuart Savannah River National Laboratory Walker, US EPA; Malgorzata Sneve, NRPA (Norway) and Natalya Shandala, FMBA (Russia). 8:30 AM SESSION 30 8:30 AM SESSION 29 Environmental Remediation Progress Toward Closure of Contaminated Sites The Role of the DOE Office of Technology, Innovation and Development in Reducing Risk Co-Chairs: Mark Frei, Longenecker & Associates; Susan Walter, AECOM Co-Chairs: Yvette Collazo, US DOE; Jeff Griffin, Lead Organizer: Kurt Gerdes Savannah River National Laboratory Organizer: Mark Frei Lead Organizer: Kurt Gerdes Paper Reviewer: Susan Walter Organizers: Kurt Gerdes, John Shultz, Rosa Ramirez Paper Reviewer: Rosa Ramirez 1. Restoration and Assessment of the Extent of Contamination of the National Radioactive 1. US DOE Office of Technology Innovation and Waste Storage and Disposal Site in Tajikistan - Development – Integration of the EM R&D 11481 Program in 2010 and Beyond - 11529 Nazirzhon Buriev, Dzhamshed Abdushukurov, Yvette Collazo, US DOE; Jeff Griffin, Academy of Science of Republic of Tajikistan Savannah River National Laboratory (Tajikistan); Tjalle Vandergraaf, Providence 2. The Office of Waste Processing Fiscal Year College (Canada) 2011 Program Plan for Research & 2. Environmental Monitoring and Development of Development - 11531 Radioecological Criteria and Norms during Steven Schneider, US DOE; Jeff Griffin, Remediation of the RW and SNF Temporary Savannah River National Laboratory Storage Sites in Russia - 11520 3. The Office of Groundwater & Soil Remediation Natalia K. Shandala, Sergey Kiselev, Fiscal Year 2011 Research & Development Burnasyan Federal Medical Biophysical Center Program - 11513 (Russia); Malgorzata K. Sneve, Norwegian Kurt Gerdes, Rosa Ramirez, US DOE EM; Skip Radiation Protection Authority (Norway); Alexey Titov, Vladimir Seregin, Burnasyan Radioactive Waste Disposal Facilities - 11550 Federal Medical Biophysical Center; Elena Jay Beech, Rudy Bonaparte, Beth Gross, Schelkanova, SevRAO Facility-1 (Russia) Zahirul Islam, Geosyntec Consultants 3. Risk Identification, Assessment and Mitigation 4. Analysis of Modeling Capabilities to Predict Plan for Environmental Remediation Activities Landfill Cover Design and Performance at DOE at Brookhaven National Laboratory - 11109 Sites - 11057 Steven Feinberg, US DOE; Thomas Jernigan, Roneisha Worthy, Mark Abkowitz, Vanderbilt Brookhaven Science Associates, Environmental University, Consortium for Risk Evaluation with Restoration Projects; Thomas Johnson, Melanie Stakeholder Participation (CRESP); James Hurley Pearson, Dinesh Gupta, US DOE Clarke, AquAeTer, Inc. 4. Intrusive Characterization of the Hanford 618- 5. Detection of Historical Pipeline Leak Plumes 10, Burial Ground Trenches - 11044 Using Non-intrusive, Surface Based Darrin Faulk, John Darby, Washington Geophysical Techniques at the Hanford Nuclear Closure Hanford Site - 11571 5. 3-D Model Validation in Support of Site James Fink, Marc Levitt, Dale Rucker, Closure, Material Disposal Area L, Los Alamos, hydroGEOPHYSICS, Inc.; Marysia Skorska , NM - 11545 Washington River Protection Solutions, LLC Philip Stauffer, Kay Birdsell, Los Alamos 6. Fishbone, A Biogenic Apatite, Combined with National Laboratory Nano-Scale Functionalization, for Sustainable 6. Nevada Test Site Environmental Remediation Remediation of Depleted Uranium- Progress Toward Closure of Contaminated Sites Contaminated Water - 11534 - 11153 Steven Larson, Christopher Griggs, John Dona Merritt, Navarro-Intera; Patrick Ballard, US ACE Engineer Research and Matthews, Navarro Nevada Environmental Development Center; Charles Waggoner, Services; Robert Boehlecke, US DOE Mississippi State University NNSA/NSO 7. Interim Barrier in Hanford's TY Farm to Protect 7. US DOE-EM Small Site Update - 11500 Groundwater - 11295 John Unyong Moon, Mark Gilbertson, Justine Danny Parker, WRPS; Colin Henderson, Alchowiak, Richard Schassburger, US DOE-EM Columbia Environmental and Engineering 8. The Relocation of Waste Trench #54 at the Services; Melissa Holm, WRPS Port Granby Waste Management Facility - 8. Development of an Estimated Waste Inventory 11280 for the 618-10 Burial Ground at the Hanford Thomas Smith, David Workman, Cameco Site - 11119 Corporation; Frank Barone, Golder Associates Walter Josephson, WorleyParsons Polestar; Limited (Canada) John Ludowise, Washington Closure Hanford 8:30 AM SESSION 31 8:30 AM SESSION 32 Technical Innovations in Environmental Models and Data - Supporting Performance of Remediation and Site Closure Geological Disposal Systems Co-Chairs: Del Baird, CDM; Ed Alperin, Shaw Co-Chairs: Ming Zhang, Geological Survey of Japan, Environmental & Infrastructure Group AIST (Japan); Simon Kwong, National Nuclear Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Del Baird Laboratory (United Kingdom) Organizer: Ed Alperin Lead Organizer: Tjalle Vandergraaf Organizers: Ming Zhang, Simon Kwong, Andrew Martin 1. Green Remediation of Perchlorate- Paper Reviewer: Andrew Martin Contaminated Soil by On-Site Bioremedation at an Active Manufacturing Facility - 11320 1. Multimodel Assessment of the Worth of Data Marc Dionne, AMEC Geomatrix Under Uncertainty - 11416 2. Advanced Simulation Capability for Shlomo Neuman, Liang Xue,University of Environmental Management (ASCEM): Early Arizona; Ming Ye, Dan Lu, Florida State Site Demonstration - 11560 University Juan Meza, Stephan Finsterle, Susan 2. Development of Models to Forecast Hubbard, Carl Steefel, Lawrence Berkeley Radionuclide Migration in the Geological National Laboratory; Mark Freshley, Ian Environment for Safety Cases of Radwastes Gorton, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Repositories in the Russian Federation - 11269 David Moulton, Los Alamos National Laboratory Leonid Bolshov, Igor Linge, Vasily Kovalchuk, 3. Prediction of High Density Polyethylene Alexander Iordanov, Nuclear Safety Institute; Geomembrane Service Life in Low-Level Alexander Abramov, Rosatom State Nuclear Energy Corporation; Yuri Polyakov, Radioactive David Herman, Savannah River National Waste Management Enterprise (Russia) Laboratory 3. Non-Classical Transport in Fractal Media as 3. Small-Column Ion Exchange Testing of Applied to Radioactive Waste Problem: Spherical Resorcinol-Formaldehyde - 11379 Anisotropic Random Advection Model - 11147 Garrett Brown, Renee Russell, Reid Peterson, Leonid Bolshov, Peter Kondratenko, Leonid Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Matveev, Nuclear Safety Institute of Russian 4. Modeling Results from Cesium Ion Exchange Academy of Sciences (Russia) Processing with Spherical Resins - 11228 4. Anomalous Transport in Geologic Media: Basic Charles Nash, Thong Hang, Sebastian Physical Models - 11134 Aleman, Savannah River National Laboratory Leonid Bolshov, Igor Linge, Olga Dvoretskaya, 5. Our Experience of Removal of 90Sr from Acidic Peter Kondratenko, Leonid Matveev, Nuclear Radioactive Streams (HLW/LLW) by Using Safety Institute of Russian Academy of Inorganic Ion-Exchangers: An Overview - Sciences (Russia) 11457 5. Anomalous Transport in Heterogeneous Media Murthy Ganti, Andhra University (India) with Sharply Contrasting Properties: The Role 6. Pilot Scale Testing of Continuous Sludge of Diffusive Barriers - 11142 Leaching Process and Near Tank Cesium Leonid Bolshov, Olga Dvoretskaya, Peter Removal - 11377 Kondratenko, Nuclear Safety Institute of Reid Peterson, Rick Shimskey, Pacific Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia) Northwest National Laboratory; David 6. Transparency in the Selection of Biosphere Blanchard, Battelle Pacific Northwest Division; Transfer Parameters for Geological Disposal Roy Schepens, Collin Smith, Parsons Systems - 11515 7. Performance Improvement of Cross-Flowing Kathryn Higley, David Bytwerk, Oregon State Filtration for High Level Waste Treatment - University 11189 7. Sorption of Tc (IV) to Cementitious Materials Mark Duignan, Charles Nash, Michael Poirier, Associated with a Geological Disposal Facility Savannah River National Laboratory; Caroline for Radioactive Waste - 11129 Johnson, University of South Carolina Nick Evans, Ricky Hallam, Loughborough 8. Complex Microfiltration Behavior of Metal University (United Kingdom) Hydroxide Slurries - 11376 8. Results of Application of the Safety Assessment Reid Peterson, Rick Shimskey, Richard Framework (SAFRAN) Tool on the Thailand Daniel, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Institute of Nuclear Technology Radioactive Waste Management Center - 11302 Monica Kinker, IAEA, Waste and 8:30 AM SESSION 34 Environmental Safety Section (Austria) Regulatory and Programmatic Issues and 8:30 AM SESSION 33 Solutions for LLW, ILW, and MW Co-Chairs: David Eaton, CH2M-WG Idaho, LLC; Separation in Support of Current Waste Gabriele Bandt, TÜV NORD EnSys Hannover Processing Operations (Germany) Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: David Eaton Co-Chairs: Paul Bredt, Pacific Northwest National Organizers: David Eaton, Gabriele Bandt, Linda Beach Laboratory; William Wilmarth, Savannah River National Laboratory 1. How DOE is Meeting the Challenges to Design Lead Organizer: Bernard Vigreux a Storage Program for Elemental Mercury - Organizer: Robert Jubin 11213 Paper Reviewer: Harry Babad Letitia O'Conor, William Fortune, David Levenstein, US DOE 1. Operations Review of the Savannah River Site 2. Risk-Informing 10 CFR Part 61 - 11463 Integrated Salt Disposition Process - 11327 John Greeves, Jim Lieberman, Talisman Thomas P. Peters, Fernando Fondeur, International Michael Poirier, Savannah River National 3. Mixed Low-Level Waste (LLW) Storage and Laboratory; Samuel Fink, Savannah River Disposal at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) - Nuclear Solutions; Steven Brown, LLC; Mark 11082 Geeting, Savannah River Remediation, LLC Dona Merritt, Navarro-Intera; Patrick Arnold, 2. Small Column Ion Exchange Design and Safety CH2M HILL - National Security Technologies; Strategy - 11325 Frank Disanza, US DOE Nevada Site Office; Thomas Huff, Maria Rios-Armstrong, Richard John Wrapp, NSTec; Larry Holm, CH2M HILL Edwards, Savannah River Remediation, LLC; 4. The Impact of NRC Guidance on Concentration Laboratory; Bruce Cohen, Associated Container Averaging on Low Level Waste Sealed Source Sales & Fabrication Disposal - 11424 5. Getting Big Blue Out of Y-12 - 11205 Julia Whitworth, Los Alamos National Tim Poe, B&W Y-12 Laboratory; Abigail Cuthbertson, US DOE NNSA 6. Final Campaign for the Packaging and 5. The Achievements and the Challenges in Waste Transportation of Depleted Uranium for Management - Enhancing the Security and Disposition or Storage from the Savannah Safety in Radioactive Material Transportation in River Site - 11602 Romania - 11273 Dawn Gillas, US DOE; Jeb Berg, Cavanagh Gheorghe Vieru, Institute for Nuclear Services Group, Inc. Research (Romania) 7. B&W Y-12 Beryllium Packaging of ARRA 6. Closure Optimization for the 92-Acre Area at CERCLA Large Equipment for Bulk Disposal - the Nevada Test Site: Area 5 Radioactive 11218 Waste Management Site - 11151 Joseph Birchfield, Alliant Corporation Dona Merritt, Navarro-Intera; Annette 8. Design, Fabrication, and Delivery of a Shielded Primrose, NSTec; Vefa Yucel, National Security Type A Container - 11512 Technologies, LLC; John Wrapp, NSTec; Robert Rittenberg, Cavanagh Services Frank Disanza, US DOE Nevada Site Office Group, Inc. 7. Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management: Transitioning to Off-Site Disposal at Los Alamos National Laboratory - 11334 8:30 AM SESSION 36 Alison Dorries, Scotty Jones, Steven Singledecker, Los Alamos National Laboratory; D&D of Nuclear Power Plants George Henckel, US DOE 8. Reducing the Cycle Time of LLW Diposition - Co-Chairs: Maria Lindberg, Studsvik Nuclear AB 11214 (Sweden); Fred Sheil, Sellafield Ltd (United Kingdom) Matt Frost, Cheryl LaBorde, B&W Y-12 Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Maria Lindberg Organizers: Jas Devgun, Al Freitag 8:30 AM SESSION 35 1. Harmonization of Decommissioning Approaches and Design Features - 11092 Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Jas Devgun, Sargent & Lundy, LLC Material and Waste - Challenges and Lessons 2. Decommissioning of the Reactor Pressure Learned Vessel and its Peripheral Facilities of the Nuclear Power Plant in Stade, Germany - Co-Chairs: Ella McNeil, US DOE; Paul Jones, DeNuke 11100 Services, Inc. Andreas Loeb, Siempelkamp NIS Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Larry Harmon Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH; Dieter Stanke, Organizers: Mike Nolan, Paul Jones Siempelkamp NIS GmbH (Germany) 3. Remote-Controlled Dismantling of the Thermal 1. Practical Hazardous Material Transportation Isolation and Preparations for the Primary Costing, Scheduling and Oversight with TCAT Shielding Removal - 11279 (Transportation Costs Analysis Tool) - 11330 Anja Graf, Joachim Fleisch, Sylvia Winkler, Dean Newton, Turnkey Transportation Stephan Wittenauer, WAK GmbH; Eiko Services Koselowski, Stefan Klute, Siempelkamp 2. Benefits of an Integrated Logistics Model for Nukleartechnik GmbH (Germany) Radioactive and Nuclear Materials - 11170 4. Activated Waste Activity Assessment Based on Catherine Shelton, AREVA - Transnuclear Radioactive and Non-Radioactive Inc. Measurement: Generalized Data Assimilation 3. Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Method - 11135 Project (UMTRA) - Assessment of Methods to Bernard Poncet, EDF-CIDEN (France) Minimize Contaminated Material Holdup in 5. Characterization of the Ft. Belvoir SM-1 Intermodal Containers - 11196 Nuclear Power Plant – Status and Lessons Matt Udovitsch, S & K Aerospace; Lawrence Learned - 11285 M. Brede, EnergySolutions; Ken Wethington, Hans Honerlah, US ACE; Kevin Kosko, Cabrera US DOE Services, Inc.; Steve Howard, Cabrera 4. Characterization, Packaging, Transportation, Services, Inc.; Eric Barbour, US ACE Treatment, and Disposal of the Historic 6. Humboldt Bay Power Plant Decommissioning Argonne CP-5 Lower Inner Shield Plug - 11425 Overview; Radiological Challenges and Waste Jeffrey Ginsburg, EnergySolutions; Management - 11372 Christopher Brandjes, Argonne National Robert A. Snyder, NEXEX-SSG, LLC; John This panel will focus on international activities of the Albers, Encapsulation Technologies Young Generation Network. These include the 7. Development of Source Term Characterization International Youth Nuclear Congress attended by over Software for Decommissioning Waste from 250 young professionals, (to be held in the US in CANDU (Canada Deuterium Uranium) Reactor - 2012), World Nuclear University (over 100 fellows per 11401 year) and national activities for young professionals in Dong Keun Cho, Jong Won Choi, Korea the US, UK and France. We will share the best Atomic Energy Research Institute (Korea) practices of the different nations and international 8. A Standardised Listing of Cost Items for programmes to grow and develop the international Decommissioning Costing - 11483 young professional network that aspires to be the next Patrick O'Sullivan, OECD Nuclear Energy generation leaders of the future. Agency (France); Michele Laraia, IAEA (Austria); Thomas Kirchner, European Proposed Panelists include: Michelle Swanson, Commission Directorate General for Energy North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NA- (Switzerland); Vladimir Daniska, DECONTA YGN); Connor Deehan, United Kingdom Young (Slovak Republic); Jan Carlsson, Swedish Generation in Nuclear (UK-YGN) President and Nuclear Fuel and WM Co. (Sweden) International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC) Fellow (UK); Iris Stafford, World Nuclear University (UK) 8:30 AM SESSION 37 and Denis Janin, France Young Generation in Nuclear (French YGN). Panel: Graduating Students and New Engineers - Wants and Needs - Are Companies Even 8:30 AM POSTER SESSION 39 Listening? Topic A: LLW, ILW, and Mixed Waste - Operating Co-Chairs: Robert Berry, Foxfire Scientific (United Experience Kingdom); Leonel Lagos, Florida International University Co-Chairs: Hans-Jürgen Steinmetz, Lead Organizer: Robert Berry Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH (Germany); Andreas Organizers: Leonel Lagos, Collin Donohoue Roth, Westinghouse Electric Company (Germany) Panel Reporter: Leonel Lagos Paper Reviewer: Roger Merrick This panel will focus on new hires and graduating Summary of the Workshop on Engineered engineers having open lines of communication with Barrier Performance Related to Low-Level employers. Considering the projected shortfalls in the Radioactive Waste, Decommissioning, and workforce, effective communication of wants-and- Uranium Mill Tailings Facilities - 11323 needs of both the employer and employee must exist. George Alexander, Hans Arlt, Thomas Currently, it seems that both sides must work harder Nicholson, US NRC to achieve this level of communication. With this new Reduction of Uranium(VI) by Enterobacter approach, both sides can express their wants and Cloacae from Limpopo Grown in Sawdust - needs for a more satisfied workforce and a better work 11575 environment. Simphiwe Chabalala, Evans Chirwa, University of Pretoria (Republic of South Africa) Proposed Panelists include Carl Dawson, NDA Immobilization of BaSO4: Phases Formation (United Kingdom); Kenny Krieger, Texas State and Microstructure of OPC-BaSO4 System Technical College; Desi Crouther, US DOE – Human Cured at an Elevated Temperature - 11012 Capital and Nadia Lima (DOE Fellow), Florida Oday Hussein,Michael Ojovan, University of International University. Sheffield (United Kingdom) Low Temperature SiC Synthesis Route to 10:15 AM SESSION 38 Immobilize Irradiated Graphite Waste - 11484 Mehul Chavda, Michael Ojovan, Shaowei Zhang, University of Sheffield (United Panel: International Youth Nuclear Kingdom) Congress/Young Professionals Extraction of Uranium and the Lanthanides from Egyptian Phosphate Ore with Co-Chairs: Robert Berry, Foxfire Scientific (United Nanotechnological Applications - 11030 Kingdom); Leonel Lagos, Florida International Abdel Hakim Kandil, Helwan University; University Mohammed Nouh, Nuclear Materials Authority Lead Organizer & Panel Reporter: Corhyn Parr (Egypt) Organizers: Robert Berry, Leonel Lagos Development and Testing of New Antimony Topic B: Waste Characterization of LLW, ILW, Selective Media - 11183 MW, NORM and TENORM Risto Harjula, Risto Koivula, Airi Paajanen, Ilkka Välimaa, University of Helsinki; Esko Co-Chairs: Bob Hiergesell, Savannah River National Tusa, Fortum Power and Heat Oy (Finland) Laboratory; Martin Letourneau, US DOE Application of Bacteria to Remove Americium Lead Organizer: Bob Hiergesell from Radioactive Liquid Waste - 11130 Paper Reviewer: Michael Davidson Tânia Regina Borba, Rafael Vicente de Pádua Ferreira, Vivian Tafarello Gruppi, Solange Practical Issues for the Description of Chemical Kazumi Sakata, Júlio Takehiro Marumo, Constituents in Radioactive Waste Packages - Nuclear and Energy Research Institute, IPEN – 11556 CNEN/SP (Brazil) Detlef Gründler, Claudia Haider, Institute for Cement Based Encapsulation Experiments for Safety Technology; Wilma Boetsch, ISTec Low-Radioactive Liquid Waste at Tokai GmbH; Peter Brennecke, Federal Office for Reprocessing Plant - 11078 Radiation Protection; Karin Kugel, Stefan Atsushi Sugaya, Kenji Tanaka, Shigeru Steyer, Federal Office for Radiation Protection Akutsu, Japan Atomic Energy Agency (Japan) (Germany) Biologic Stabilization of Organic Liquid Wastes Doubles Counting of Highly Multiplying Items in - 11601 Reflective Surroundings - 11548 Katherine Tokes, William Pilkington, Oilmatic Stephen Croft, Louise Evans, M.A. Schear, Services Inc. (Canada) Stephen J. Tobin, Los Alamos National Pilot-Scale System for Recycling Caustic from Laboratory LLW Simulant - 11342 Separation of Uranium by Ion-Exchange Justin Pendleton, Troy Dayton, Kean Duffey, Chromatography for Determination of its Sai Bhavaraju, Shekar Balagopal, Content and Isotopic Composition Using ICP- Ceramatec, Inc. MS - 11126 Immobilization of Mercury Waste Generated Trung Huynh, Chien Nguyen, Minh Hong Le, from High Power Appellation Sources in ITRRE (Vietnam) Polysiloxane Materials - 11603 Natural Radioactivity in Common Building Suresh Chiriki, Forschungszentrum Juelich Materials Used in Vietnam - 11255 (Germany) Sieu Le, Dalat Nuclear Research Institute Destruction of Organic Liquid Nuclear Waste by (Vietnam) a SuperCritical Water Oxidation Process: Hydrogeochemical Evolution of the Near Field Operating Parameters Optimization and Study in the Two Proposed LLW Disposal Sites of of the Reaction Stability - 11072 Taiwan - 11253 Jean-Christophe Ruiz, Florian Pujol, Frederic Wen-Sheng Lin, Chen-Wuing Liu, National Charton, CEA Marcoule; Guillaume Ranc, Taiwan University (Taiwan) Hubert Alexandre Turc, Christophe Joussot- Field-Scale Experiment for Gas Generation in Dubien, CEA (France) Korean Repository - 11124 Pilot-Scale Testing of MST Mixing for the SRS Juyoul Kim, Suk Hoon Kim, FNC Technology Small Column Ion Exchange Process (SCIX) - Co., Ltd; Jin Beak Park, Sunjoung Lee, Korea 11224 Radioactive Waste Management Corp. (Korea) Michael Poirier, Zafar Qureshi, Mike Restivo, A New Segmented Gamma Scanner System - Tim Steeper, David Herman, Savannah River 11366 National Laboratory Dante Nakazawa, Michael Field, Bruce Russia: Results and Prospects of Liquid Gillespie, R Mowry, Group; Haori Yang, Sasha Solidification Experiments at Rosatom Sites - Philips, Canberra Industries Inc - AREVA 11292 Group; Art Radomski, Canberra Dennis Kelley, Pacific Nuclear Solutions; Fast Sequential Determination of PU, AM, and Vasiliy Babain, V.G. Khlopin Radium Institute CM Isotopes in Radioactive Waste - 11106 (Russia) Bianca Geraldo, Brazilian National Recent Developments in a Transformative Commission of Nuclear Energy - CNEN; Maria Technology for the Treatment of Nuclear Helena Taddei, Roberto Vicente, Júlio Takehiro Waste: Modular Vitrification System - 11396 Marumo, Nuclear and Energy Research Gaetan Bonhomme, Mark Denton, Kurion, Institute, IPEN – CNEN/SP (Brazil) Inc. Decontamination of Pipes and Additional Equipment of the Oil and Gas Industry (NORM) in the Desert Region - 11268 Frank Ambos, Conrad Gese, Tanja Bosing, Sat.Kernterchnik GmbH (Germany) Topic C: LLW/ILW Performance Assessment Pollution Prevention Benefits of Non- Hazardous-Shielding Glovebox Gloves - 11000 Michael Cournoyer, Los Alamos National Co-Chairs: Bob Hiergesell, Savannah River National Laboratory Laboratory; Martin Letourneau, US DOE Development of Safety Enhanced Protection Lead Organizer: Bob Hiergesell Units for Tritium - 11165 Paper Reviewer: Robert Jubin Sung Paal Yim, Byung-Gil Ahn, Hoan Sung Jung, In-Cheol Lim, Korea Atomic Energy Code-to-Code Benchmarking of the Porflow Research Institute; Cheo Kyung Lee, Handong and GoldSim Contaminant Transport Models Global University; Sun Kyun Yoo, Joongbu Using a Simple 1-D Domain - 11191 University (Korea) Bob Hiergesell, Savannah River National Confinement as a Sustainable Route to Laboratory Phosphogypsum Management - 11180 Engineering Properties, Hydraulic Behavior and Riadh Hentati , SEACNVS; Cherif Feti, Theoretical Modelling of Nuclear Waste Flows - Taparua Project - City of Sfax; Choura 11098 Mohamed, University of Sfax, Tunisia Simon Biggs, Michael Fairweather, James (Morocco) Young, Jeff Peakall, Timothy Hunter, Jun Yao, Innovative Use of Cloud Computing and David Harbottle, University of Leeds (United Hardware Platforms to Improve the Accuracy, Kingdom) Efficiency and Auditability of LLRW - 11622 The Use of Uncertainties in Determination of Lloyd Solomon, Studsvik, Inc. Measurement Variance - 11118 Launderable vs. Disposable Protective Clothing, Brian Tucker, The Shaw Group; David Hays, a Comparative Ecology Centered Life Cycle US ACE Inventory - 11623 Effect of Various Factors on the Durability Marie BenKinney, Exponent; Michael Fuller, Prediction of Nuclear Waste Containment UniTech Services Group, Inc Structures - 11546 Sohini Sarkar, David Kosson, Sankaran Topic E: NORM, TENORM and Other Uranium Mahadevan, Vanderbilt University; JCL Issues Meeussen, H Van Der Sloot, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (The Netherlands); Co-Chairs: Steven Brown, SHB Inc.; Erich Tiepel, Kevin Brown, Vanderbilt University and CRESP; Golder Associates, Inc Greg Flach, Christine Langton, Savannah River Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Steven Brown National Laboratory Mechanism of Uranite Reduction Involving the Topic D: Overall/Programmatic LLW Topics Microbial Cellular Cytochrome c3 and NADH-DH Holoenzymes - 11576 Evans Chirwa, Simphiwe Chabalala, Co-Chairs: Mike Eisenhower, Materials & Energy University of Pretoria (South Africa) Corporation; Loong Yong, Spectra Tech, Inc. Paper Reviewer: Edward Bentz Regulatory Framework in Russia on Environmental Remediation of Uranium Legacy - 11525 Regulations, Policy, and Strategies for Low- Natalia K. Shandala, Sergey Kiselev, Mikhail Level Radioactive Waste Management in Alekseev, Alexey Titov, Evgeny Metlyaev, Bangladesh - 11091 Burnasyan Federal Medical Biophysical Center Abdus Sattar Mollah, Bangladesh Atomic (Russia) Energy Commission (Bangladesh) Measurement of 235U Assay Requiring Low Application of NPL Radioactive Waste Package Uncertainty in Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Standards at AWE - 11004 – An Overlooked Legacy of Uranium Timothy Miller, AWE (United Kingdom) Enrichment - 11541 Investigations into the Storage and Disposal of Jeffrey Montgomery, US Enrichment Radioactive Wastes in the Republic of Corporation Tajikistan - 11172 Biocorrosion of Cemented Radioactive Waste - Nazirzhon Buriev, Dzhamshed 11156 Abdushukurov, Academy of Science of Republic Olga Gorbunova, Alexandr Barinov, Moscow of Tajikistan; Nodir Buriev, S.U. Umarov SIA “Radon” (Russia) Physical Technical Institute of Academy of Sciences of Republic of Tajikistan (Tajikistan); Tjalle Vandergraaf, Providence College (Canada) Topic F: Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) Waste The session will begin with an introduction and update Management - Posters on progress and perspectives of SRS as a long-term national asset from DOE senior management. SRS‘s Co-Chairs: Mark Lewis, EnergySolutions; Jay primary contractors, the Savannah River National Maisler, Enercon Services, Inc Laboratory (SRNL) and the SRS Citizens Advisory Lead Organizer: Wolfgang Steinwarz Board will introduce their specific role at SRS, highlight Paper Reviewer: C. Clint Miller progress and discuss technologies that are assisting with the cleanup and waste management activities at the site. Panel discussion will also highlight future The Innovation of Creative Combinations: contributions of SRS as it serves as the gateway for Leveraging Technology to Achieve Operational nationwide nuclear materials consolidation and Excellence - 11591 ultimate disposition. Charles W. Pennington, NAC International Evaluation of Radiochemical Properties of the Proposed Panelists include: Dave Moody, Manager Past Dried Active Wastes in KHNP Sites - US DOE - Savannah River Operations Office, US DOE; 11477 Jim French, President and Project Manager Savannah Kidoo Kang, Jongkil Park, Hyun-jun Jo, Korea River Remediation, LLC; Mark Breor, Vice President Hydro and Nuclear Power Co. Ltd. (Korea) and Project Manager, Parsons Salt Waste Processing Burnup Credit Measurements for Cask Loading Facility; Garry Flowers, President and CEO, Savannah Compliance – A Review of Techniques and River Nuclear Solutions; Terry Michalske, Director, Calibration Philosophies - 11194 SRNL; Kelly Trice, President, MOX Services and a Andrew Chesterman, Babcock International member of the SRS Citizens Advisory Board. Group (United Kingdom) Dry Cask Storage Safely Moving Spent Nuclear 1:30 PM SESSION 41 Fuel - 11169 Jay Edmundson, Konecranes (P&H Crane); David Schaeffer, P&H/Morris Material Handling Models and Data - Supporting Performance Environmental Treatment of LLW and ILW at Assessment of Geological Disposal Systems Almirante Álvaro Alberto Nuclear Power Station: A Proposal for a Waste Management Co-Chairs: Tjalle Vandergraaf, Providence College Politics (Electronuclear; Brazil) - 11150 (Canada); Ming Zhang, Geological Survey of Japan, Sandra Cecília Miano, Rogério Arcuri Filho, AIST (Japan) M.Sc., Eletrobrás Eletronuclear S.A. (Brazil) Lead Organizer: Tjalle Vandergraaf Comparative Analysis of Aechnologies for Organizers: Ming Zhang, Simon Kwong, Andrew Martin Treatment of Solid Radioactive Waste of Paper Reviewer: Andrew Martin Nuclear Power Plants - 11470 Mikhail Polkanov, SIA Radon (Russia) 1. Decision Support, Risk Management and Calculations of Flow in Evaporator with Solids Tradeoff Analysis of Stakeholder Estimation: Present at The Base - 11539 Application of Cyber Security Econometrics Simon Kwong, Steve Graham, National System (CSES) to Decision Support and Risk Nuclear Laboratory (United Kingdom) Management for Waste Management - 11340 Robert Abercrombie, Frederick Sheldon, Oak March 1, Tuesday PM Ridge National Laboratory 2. Super-Deep HLW Self-Disposal Option - 11065 Michael Ojovan, University of Sheffield 1:30 PM SESSION 40 (United Kingdom); Vladimir Kascheev, VNIINM; Pavel Poluektov, VNIINM (Russia) Panel: US Featured Site: DOE - Savannah River - 3. GoldSim's Dynamic-Link Library (DLL) Accomplishments and Challenges Interface for Cementitious Barriers Partnership (CBP) - 11444 Kevin Brown, Vanderbilt University and Co-Chairs: Dave Moody, US DOE; Karen Guevara, CRESP; Frank Smith, Greg Flach, Savannah US DOE River National Laboratory Lead Organizer: Ned Bibler 4. Cementitious Barriers Partnership (CBP), Phase Organizers: Dawn Haygood, W.T. (Sonny) Goldston 1: Code Integration - 11446 Panel Reporter: Dawn Haygood Kevin Brown, Vanderbilt University and CRESP; Frank Smith, Greg Flach, Savannah This panel focuses on the DOE Savannah River Site River National Laboratory; Sohini Sarkar, located in Aiken, SC. It will showcase recent progress Vanderbilt University and planned efforts in radioactive waste management, waste disposition, environmental remediation, D&D and ground water protection. 3:15 PM SESSION 42 Tim Tinsley, Nick Hanigan, National Nuclear Laboratory (United Kingdom) 2. Project Management Lessons Learned on US Panel: Contract Management Issues Related to DOE Projects - 11468 Insurance, Indemnity and Bonds in the WM Jim Burritt, Mark Frei, Longenecker & Industry Associates 3. Integrated Planning: Consolidating Annual Co-Chairs: John Coffman, DeNuke Services, Inc.; Facility Planning — More Time for Execution - Jim Gilley, Wells Fargo Energy and Environmental 11562 Lead Organizer: John Coffman Jerel Nelson, R. Lee Morton, Carlos Ramirez, Organizers: John Coffman, Jim Gilley Carlos Castillo, WorleyParsons Polestar; James Panel Reporter: Jim Gilley McSwain, Terragraphics; Patrick Morris, National Security Technologies, LLC 4. Integration for Success of Revitalization, The focus of this panel session will be to provide Redevelopment, Remedial Activities and D&D attendees with an up-to-date analysis of market at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory - 11212 conditions and policy forms, necessary modifications to William Biloski, James Serafin Jr., Oak Ridge wrap the financial and insurance protection around the National Laboratory project contractual and operational risks and a 5. What is the Impact of Poor Definition of discussion on project and facility bonding. The risks Boundaries and Interfaces on Projects, and assumed by companies working in this business sector What, If Anything, Should be Done? - 11471 are unlike those faced by any other industry. A keen Richard Peters, Project Time & Cost UK, Ltd understanding of risk transfer solutions and possible (United Kingdom) contract negotiations is vital to all companies working 6. Matching Funding to Expenses in Federal in this business sector. The following topics will be Programs and Projects - 11360 covered in this session: Vance Kotrla, Simon Dekker, Dekker, Ltd. 7. Project Management: Managing a Performance a) Overview of the Current Insurance Status of the Network of Agreements and Deliverables - Insurance and Surety Bond Market 11251 b) An Understanding of the Underwriting Process – Laurie Ford, Critical Path Consultants ―From Rejection to Acceptance‖ 8. The Energy Parks Initiative at DOE Oak Ridge, c) Professional & Contractors Pollution Legal Liability Tennessee Sites - 11328 d) Site Pollution Legal Liability Sharon Robinson, Oak Ridge National e) Contract Surety – Bid, Performance and Payment Laboratory Bonds f) Financial Assurance for Radiological Waste Processing 1:30 PM SESSION 44 g) Contract Rules of Engagement for Insurance and Bonds Enhancements in Vitrification Technology h) ―Decisions Involve Risks‖ Panelists will be recognized leaders having a technical Co-Chairs: Gordon Crawford, EnergySolutions; understanding of the business sector and many years Christian Ladirat, CEA Marcoule (France) of experience in the development of corporate risk Lead Organizer: Ned Bibler management insurance and bonding programs. Organizers: Gordon Crawford, Leslie Jardine Paper Reviewer: Gordon Crawford 1:30 PM SESSION 43 1. Advanced Joule-Heated Melter Design to Reduce Hanford WTP Operating Costs - 11131 Project Management Improvements - Planning Eric Smith, Theresa Butler, Bradley Bowan, Through Completion - Scope, Cost & Schedule Boris Ciorneiu, EnergySolutions Control 2. Process Enhancements to Improve Overall Throughput in the Defense Waste Processing Co-Chairs: Christopher Timm, PECOS Management Facility at the Savannah River Site - 11458 Services; Gerald Williams, Enercon Services, Inc. Jonathan Bricker, Terri Fellinger, Robert Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Christopher Timm Hopkins, Dale Hutsell, Savannah River Organizers: Neil Davis, Gerald Williams, Sherry M. Remediation, LLC; Michael Stone, Brad Keeney Pickenheim, David Peeler, Erich Hansen, Savannah River National Laboratory; Ian Pegg, Marek Brandys, Robert Mohr, Catholic 1. Improving the National Nuclear Laboratory University of America; Innocent Joseph, Glenn Project Management Capability - 11017 Diener, Holly Pasieka, Energy Solutions; Wing CH2M-WG Idaho, LLC; Alan Jines, William Kot, The Catholic University of America Lattin, Edward Ziemianski, US DOE 3. Installation of Bubblers in the Savannah River 2. Customer Service Model for Waste Tracking at Site Defense Waste Processing Facility Melter - Los Alamos National Laboratory - 11329 11136 Alison Dorries, Andrew Ashbaugh, Andrew Michael Smith, Dan Iverson, Savannah River Montoya, Los Alamos National Laboratory Remediation, LLC 3. Managing Hanford‘s Legacy, No-Path-Forward 4. Successful Hot Operation of the German Waste to Disposition - 11445 Vitrification Plant VEK – Results and Ty Blackford, Renee Catlow, Don Flyckt, Experiences - 11277 CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company Joachim Fleisch, Franz-Josef Schmitz, WAK Waste and Fuel Management; Mike Waters, GmbH; Wolfgang Gruenewald, Cavanagh Services Group, Inc.; Don Moak, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe; Guenther Richard Grondin, Perma-Fix Environmental Roth,; Winfried Tobie, FZK GmbH (Germany) Services Inc; Lori West, Materials and Energy 5. The New Cold Crucible Induction Melter at La Corporation, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Hague - Testing and Training Strategies to Company Solid Waste Processing Project Ensure Successful Startup and Operation of 4. The Role of Acceptable Knowledge in such Next Generation Vitrification Technology - Transuranic Waste Disposal Operations - 11528 11117 Frederic Bailly, Eric Prudhon, AREVA NC; Christopher Chancellor, Los Alamos National Christophe Girold, CEA Marcoule; Benoit Laboratory - Carlsbad Operations; Roger Carpentier, SGN Equeurdreville (France) Nelson, US DOE 6. A Milestone in Vitrification: The Replacement of 5. Terminating Safeguards on Excess Special a Hot Metallic Melter with a Cold Crucible Nuclear Material: Defense TRU Waste Clean-up Induction Melter in a Hot Cell in Record Time at and Non-proliferation - 11538 the La Hague Plant, France - 11482 Timothy Hayes, Los Alamos National Eric Chauvin, Eric Prudhon, Sandrine Naline, Laboratory; Roger Nelson, US DOE AREVA NC; Benoit Carpentier, SGN 6. Project Strategy for the Remediation and Equeurdreville AREVA NC (France) Disposition of Legacy Transuranic Waste at the 7. Limited increase of Particle Entrainment in the Savannah River Site - 11232 Off-Gas System of a Cold Crucible Induction Mary Rodriguez, Savannah River Nuclear Melter, Compared with a Joule-Heated Metal Solutions Melter for HLW Vitrification - 11465 7. Alpha Gamma Hot Cell Facility De-Inventory, a Eric Tronche, Christian Ladirat, Virginie Labe, Tale of Two Projects - 11316 Alain Ledoux, Frederic Angeli, J. Lacombe, Daniel Pancake, Michael Sodaro, Argonne Philippe Gruber, CEA Marcoule; Olivier Pinet, National Laboratory Jean Francois Hollebecque, CEA; Sandrine 8. Lessons Learned in the De-Inventory Process Naline, Eric Chauvin, AREVA NC (France) for the Alpha Gamma Hot Cell Facility at 8. Vitrification of High-Level Solutions Rich in Argonne National Laboratory - 11115 Molybdenum in the Cold Crucible Melter Janie Johnston, Argonne National Laboratory Process - 11502 Olivier Pinet, Jean Francois Hollebecque, CEA; Frederic Angeli, Philippe Gruber, CEA 1:30 PM SESSION 46 Marcoule; Sandrine Naline, AREVA NC, Inc. (France) Panel: Nuclear Power Plant Waste Management - LLW Disposal Issues 1:30 PM SESSION 45 Co-Chairs: C. Clint Miller, Pacific Gas & Electric; Mark Carver, Entergy Services, Inc. Operational Efficiency in TRU Waste Management Lead Organizer & Panel Reporter: C. Clint Miller Organizer: Mark Lewis Co-Chairs: Terry Wickland, Nuclear Filter Technology; Betty Humphrey, Weston Solutions, Inc. This panel will focus on US waste disposal. It provides Lead Organizer: Roger Nelson the opportunity for representatives of US commercial Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Terry Wickland LLW disposal facilities to update managers of radioactive waste at nuclear power plants on disposal 1. The Operational Importance of Radiological site access and services provided. The status of a Improvement in Remote Handled Transuranic proposed new site will also be presented. Waste Processing at the Idaho Clean-up Project. - 11055 Proposed Panelists include: Jeff Gardner, Site Vice Scott Anderson, Tammy Hobbes, Gary Lusk, President, Clive Disposal Site, EnergySolutions; Bill Dornsife, Vice President Regulatory Affairs, Waste Linda Suttora, Pramod Mallick, US DOE; David Control Specialists; Mark Carver, Manager, Fleet LLW, Esh, Jacob Philip, US NRC; Edward Garboczi, Entergy Services; Lisa Edwards, Radwaste Program National Institute of Standards Technology; Manager, EPRI and Bill House, Vice President, Chem- Eric Samson, SIMCO Technologies, Inc. Nuclear. (Canada); H Van Der Sloot, JCL Meeussen, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (The Netherlands) 3:15 PM SESSION 47 3. Impact of Recovery Act Funding on Waste Disposal Operations at the Nevada Test Site - Panel: Nuclear Power Plant Waste Management - 11120 LLW Processor Issues Dona Merritt, Navarro-Intera; Jhon Carilli, US DOE; John Wrapp, Rick Wagner, NSTec; Katie Tanaka, National Security Technologies, LLC Co-Chairs: Mark Lewis, EnergySolutions; Mark 4. Intentional Mixing of Special Nuclear Materials Carver, Entergy Services, Inc. to meet Waste Acceptance Criteria - 11387 Lead Organizer & Panel Reporter: Mark Lewis Heath Downey, MACTEC; John Conant, ABB Inc. This panel will focus on US waste processors and provides the opportunity for representatives of US fixed-based processing facilities to update managers of 3:15 PM SESSION 49 radioactive waste at nuclear power plants, on service and facility changes and improvements. Fixed-based Pollution Prevention/Waste Minimization for processing facilities provide a variety of waste volume LLW, ILW, MW, NORM and TENORM reduction, treatment, and disposal services to help nuclear power waste generators to cost effectively and efficiently disposition low-level radioactive waste within Co-Chairs: John Briest, Weaver Boos Consultants commercially regulated guidelines. Processors are LLC; Mike Eisenhower, Materials & Energy continuously changing and improving on services, Corporation which necessitate periodic updates to stay abreast. Lead Organizer: Gabriele Bandt Organizers: Holger Spann, Lance Mezga Paper Reviewer: Holger Spann Proposed Panelists include: Brian Wood, Vice President, LP&D, EnergySolutions; John Hagn, Sales Manager, Perma-Fix Services; Greg Broda, Vice 1. Development of an Integrated Radioactive President, Impact Services; Steve Ferguson, Sales Waste Management and Environmental Manager, Alaron Services and David Wise, Operations Surveillance Program at Dalat Nuclear Vice President, Studsvik. Research Institute - 11166 Phuong Tran, Nuclear Research Institute (Vietnam); Harvey Laura Kay, Joan F. 1:30 PM SESSION 48 Hughes, Oak Ridge National Laboratory 2. Minimizing Risks to the Environment from Waste Certification, Acceptance and Disposal for Using NORM Residues in Road Construction - LLW, ILW and Special Nuclear Material 11076 Vanusa Maria Jacomino, Paulo Heilbron, Fabiana Dias, Maria Helena Taddei, Brazilian Co-Chairs: Heinz Kroeger, TÜV NORD EnSys National Commission of Nuclear Energy (Brazil) Hannover (Germany); Richard Krett, DeNuke 3. Effect of Concentration of Hydrogen Chloride Services Gas on Chlorination Treatment of Waste Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Heinz Kroeger Antimony-Uranium Composite Oxide Catalyst - 11274 1. Development, Qualification, and Disposal of Kayo Sawada, Youichi Enokida, EcoTopia Immobilized Low-Activity Waste (ILAW) Forms Science Institute, Nagoya University (Japan) at the Handford Site and Throughout the DOE 4. Study of the Treatment of the Liquid Complex - 11031 Radioactive Waste Nong Son Uranium Ore James Edge, Terry Sams, Washington River Processing - 11204 Protection Solutions, LLC Tien Nguyen, Institute for Technology of 2. Cementitous Barriers Partnership Radioactive and Rare Elements (Vietnam); Accomplishments and Relevance to the US Laura Harvey, UT-Battelle DOE Complex - 11443 Christine Langton, Greg Flach, Savannah River National Laboratory; Heather Burns, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions; David Kosson, Kevin Brown, Vanderbilt University; 1:30 PM SESSION 50 Andrey Bosko, Nabil Menaa, Frazier Bronson, Ram Venkataraman, Canberra Industries Inc - AREVA Group; Tim Spillane, Canberra Waste Characterization for LLW, ILW, MW - Non- Industries (AREVA BUNM); Wilhelm Mueller, Measurement Topics Canberra Industries 4. Mini-Tomographic Gamma Scanner for Co-Chairs: David Eaton, CH2M-WG Idaho, LLC; Radioactive Waste Assay of Small Items - Heinz Kroeger, TÜV NORD EnSys Hannover 11399 (Germany) Haori Yang, Marcel Villani, B M Young, Jeff Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Heinz Kroeger Lagana, Robert Zakrzewski, Kara Morris, Susan Organizer: Frazier Bronson Kane-Smith, Ram Venkataraman, Canberra Industries Inc - AREVA Group; Wilhelm Mueller, Canberra Industries 1. Acceleration of B&W Y-12 ARRA Project: Characterization and Disposition Mapping Strategies - 11209 1:30 PM SESSION 52 Joseph Birchfield, Alliant Corporation 2. Innovative Characterization Strategies B&W Y- 12 ARRA CERCLA Old Salvage Yard - 11217 Accelerated Deactivation and Decommissioning Brad Mattie, B&W Y-12 of Facilities 3. Evaluation of Uncertainties of Radiological Characteristics by Means of a Mix of Co-Chairs: Jas Devgun, Sargent & Lundy, LLC; Deterministic and Probabilistic Approaches - Philippe Guiberteau, CEA’s Nuclear Energy 11025 Directorate (France) Timothy Soetens, Sophie Cauchies, Saïd Ben Lead Organizer: Maria Lindberg Ayad, ONDRAF/NIRAS (Belgium) Organizers: Jas Devgun, Andrew Szilagyi 4. Development of a Scaling Factor Estimation Paper Reviewer: Jas Devgun Program for Low-Level Radioactive Waste - 11427 1. Review of EHS&Q Across Decommissioning at Taewook Kim, Nara Lee, Sung Jun Maeng, Sellafield and Overview of the Effective Korea Hydro & Nuclear Engineering Institute Management of Radiation Dose within (Korea) Decommissioning at Sellafield - 11294 Jack Williamson, Sellafield Ltd (United 3:15 PM SESSION 51 Kingdom) 2. Signature Research on Legacy Management and Decommissioning at the National Nuclear Waste Characterization for ILW, LLW, HLW - Laboratory, United Kingdom - 11588 Ionizing Radiation Measurement Methods Anthony Banford, National Nuclear Laboratory (United Kingdom) Co-Chairs: Frazier Bronson, Canberra Industries Inc 3. The DIAMOND University Consortium: - AREVA Group; Stephen Croft, Los Alamos National Decommissioning, Immobilisation and Laboratory Management of Nuclear Waste for Disposal - Lead Organizer: Heinz Kroeger 11097 Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Frazier Bronson Simon Biggs, Michael Fairweather, James Young, University of Leeds; Nick Evans, Loughborough University; William Lee, 1. Application of Spectral Summing to Imperial College London (United Kingdom) Indeterminate Suspect Low-Level Drums at Los 4. Safe and Compliant approach to First-of-a-Kind Alamos National Laboratory - 11249 Demolition at the Hanford Site - 11434 Kathleen Gruetzmacher, John Veilleux, Los Kurt Kehler, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Alamos National Laboratory; Randy Lucero, Company James Seamans, Martin Clapham, Pajarito 5. Irradiated Graphite Waste Treatment - 11174 Scientific Corporation Gerard Laurent, EDF (France) 2. A Comparison of Measurement Uncertainty for 6. A Technical Basis for the Selection of Area vs. the Case of Non-Uniform Source Distribution Volume Criteria for Contaminated Structures - Between Rotating Boxes and Stationary Boxes 11003 with Multiple Detector Locations - 11182 A. Nardi, Todd S Brautigam, ENERCON Henrik Jäderström, Canberra Solutions AB Services, Inc. (Sweden); Frazier Bronson, Canberra 7. Immobilization of Cesium Traps from the BN- Industries Inc - AREVA Group 350 Fast Reactor (Aktau, Kazakhstan) - 11062 3. Efficiency Optimization Employing Random and David Wells, Nuvia Limited (United Kingdom) Smart Search using Multiple Counts and Line Activity Consistency Benchmarks - 11398 8. The Establishment of the Waste Management 1:30 PM SESSION 54 Plan as a Component of Cernavoda NPP Decommissioning Plan, an Important Step for the Nuclear Power Development in Romania - Visitor Centers and Other Public-Education Tools 11185 Gheorghe Barariu, National Authority for Co-Chairs: Judith Connell, Fluor Government Group; Nuclear Activity (Romania); Roxana Helen Belencan, US DOE - Savannah River Georgescu, Raluca Fako, Florin Sociu, RAAN- Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Judith Connell SITON (Romania) Organizers: Elizabeth Bowers, Helen Belencan, Jim Walther 1:30 PM SESSION 53 1. PSEG's Energy & Environmental Resource Center - 11083 ER Pre-Closure Challenges - Using Risk Data and Lisa Barile, PSEG Power, LLC Considering Future Land Use 2. The Weldon Spring Site Interpretive Center: Lessons Learned from the First Ten Years - Co-Chairs: Moses Jaraysi, CH2M HILL Plateau 11338 Remediation Company; Matt McCormick, US DOE Jane Powell, US DOE Office of Legacy Lead Organizer: Angie Jones Management; Yvonne Deyo, Melissa Lutz, S.M. Organizers: Moses Jaraysi, Matt McCormick Stoller Corporation Paper Reviewer: Moses Jaraysi 3. Y-12 National Security Complex's New Hope Center - Our "Front Door" for Public Access and 1. The Role of Future Land Use in Environmental Educational Information - 11158 Decision Making at Three DOE Mega-Cleanup Ray Smith, B&W Y-12 Sites: Rocky Flats, Mound and Fernald - 11595 4. Hanford‘s Public Tour Program – An Excellent Marc Jewett, FluorGovernment Group; Moses Educational Tool - 11439 Jaraysi, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Karen Sinclair, Mission Support Alliance- Company Hanford 2. Hanford Site Central Plateau Cleanup 5. Environmental Cleanup: The Next Chapter in Completion Strategy: Mapping the Path to the Oak Ridge Story - 11326 Efficient and Effective Cleanup - 11456 Jenny Freeman, Strata-G; John Eschenberg, Dale McKenney, CH2M-Hill Plateau US DOE; Cathy Hickey, URS Corporation Remediation Company 6. Regional Stakeholder Education Through the 3. New Science and Newer Risk Assessment Nuclear Workforce Initiative - 11101 Policy: Updates to the US EPA Superfund Risk Mindy Mets, SRS Community Reuse and Dose Assessment Models - 11570 Organization Stuart Walker, US EPA 7. Nuclear Energy & Radioactive Waste: The 4. Balancing Cleanup and Future Land Use at the Perception of the Youngsters, A Study Through Idaho National Laboratory - 11186 the Educational Workshops Conducted by the David Hutchison, Frank Webber, CH2M-WG "Visiatome" Information Center at the CEA Idaho, LLC Marcoule (France) - 11530 5. Remediation Issues and Solutions with Co- Cedric Garnier, CEA Marcoule (France) Located Chemical and Radiological 8. The National Museum of Nuclear Science & Contaminants - 11296 History; Statistics, Issues, Successes After Eugene Shephard, Peter Collopy, Nelson Year Number Two of Operation as a Public Walter, Heath Downey, MACTEC; Elaine Interaction Option - 11048 Hammick, ABB Inc. Jim Walther, National Museum of Nuclear 6. Savannah River Site - Incorporating Risk and Science & History Land Use into Site "Area Completion" Remedial Decisions - 11409 1:30 PM POSTER SESSION 55 Karen Guevara, US DOE 7. Decision Framework for Applying Attenuation Processes to Metals and Radionuclides - 11234 Topic A: Fission Products, Actinide Monitoring Dibakar (Dib) Goswami, Washington State and Remediation Department of Ecology; Carl Spreng, Colorado Department of Public Health and Co-Chairs: Susan Walter, AECOM; Scott Warner, Environment AMEC 8. Challenges to Establish Final Action Cleanup Lead Organizer: Susan Walter Decisions for the Hanford Site River Corridor - Paper Reviewer: Scott Warner 11592 Jeff Lerch, Washington Closure Hanford Uranium Toxicity to Native Microbial Edworthy, Shamsul Alam, Alex Man Heidi Communities in the Hanford 300 Area McIlwain, Atomic Energy Of Canada Limited; Groundwater - 11345 Peter Taylor, Acsion Industries Ltd (Canada) Denny Carvajal, Florida International Environmental Restoration of Corrective Action University; Andrew A. Plymale, Allan Konopka, Unit 408 Bomblet Target Area at Tonopah Test Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Site, Nevada (American Reinvestment and Biological Immobilization of Dissolved Uranium Recovery Act Funded) - 11114 - 11578 Dona Merritt, Navarro-Intera; Kevin Cabble, Seung Yeop Lee, Min-Hoon Baik, Jong Won US DOE - NNSA/NSO; Mark Krauss, Stoller- Choi, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute Navarro; Mark Burmeister, NNES (Korea) Conceptual Model for Hanford 242-Z Area Soil Analysis of Environmental Radioactivity Disposal Sites and the Hanford Soil Inventory Monitoring around Korean LILW Disposal Model (SIM) - 11565 Facility - 11492 Stephen Agnew, Columbia Energy & Juyoul Kim, FNC Technology Co.; Environmental Services, Inc.; Sunil Mehta, Seungyoung Jeong, Korea Institute of Nuclear INTERA Safety (Korea) Determining Corrective Action Boundaries at Transfer of Zirconium, Niobium and Nevada Test Site Aerially-Dispersed Molybdenum from Soil to Edible Parts of Crops Radiological Release Sites - 11155 - 11254 Dona Merritt, Navarro-Intera; Patrick Shigeo Uchida, Keiko Tagami, National Matthews, Navarro Nevada Environmental Institute of Radiological Sciences (Japan) Services; Lynn Kidman, Stoller-Navarro; Status of Environmental Radiation Monitoring Kevin Cabble, US DOE - NNSA/NSO in Vietnam: Present and Future - 11315 ERDF Supercells 9 & 10: A Case Giap Trinh, Long Nguyen, Phan Ngo, Institute Study/Comparison in Constructability and Cost for Nuclear Science and Technology (Vietnam) Reduction through Re-Design - 11324 Some Considerations on Water-to-Fish John Briest, Weaver Boos Consultants LLC; Transfer Data Collected in Japan for William Borlaug, Washington Closure Hanford, Radionuclides and Stable Elements - 11252 LLC Keiko Tagami, National Institute of Microbial Community Profiling for Vadose Zone Radiological Sciences (Japan); Shigeo Uchida, Remediation - 11454 National Institute of Radiological Sciences Ann Miracle, Fred Tilton, Dawn Wellman, (Japan) Amoret Bunn, Pacific Northwest National Environmental Remediation - 11123 Laboratory Long Nguyen, Institute for Nuclear Science The Power of Data Imaging - 11614 and Technology (Vietnam) Jeffrey Lively, MACTEC Advancing ―Natural‖ In Situ Remediation for Topic B: Assessment, Planning and Treatment of Radionuclides in Groundwater - Implementation of Project Remediation 11621 Activities Scott Warner, AMEC Co-Chairs: David Wallace, CDM; Vickie Maranville, Topic C: Emerging Approaches to Wastewater AMEC Earth & Environmental, Inc. Treatment and Reducing Greenhouse Gas Lead Organizer: David Wallace Emissions Paper Reviewer: Vickie Maranville Co-Chairs: Angie Jones, AMEC Earth & Use of the AMS Helicopter Emergency Environmental; Srini Neralla, PIKA International, Inc. Response Acquisition Systems with GIS for Lead Organizer: Angie Jones Radioactive Soil Remediation - 11504 Paper Reviewer: Srini Neralla Chris Brock, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company Distillation: Waste-Water Treatment for Cleaning Up and Preventing Future Nuclear Release to Sewers - 11067 Legacies at Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Jung Bae, Eckert & Ziegler Isotope Products 11412 Simulation of Flow and Mercury Transport in Dirk Van Hoesen, UT-Battelle Upper East Fork Poplar Creek, Oak Ridge, TN - Pre-Project Activities Related to the 11361 Remediation of Fissionable Materials Contained Siamak Malek-Mohammadi, Elsa Cabrejo, in Standpipes at Atomic Energy of Canada Georgio Tachiev, David Roelant, Reinaldo Limited‘s Whiteshell Laboratories - 11033 Garcia-Martinez, Amy Cook, Florida Terence Stepanik, Jason Martino, Jamie International University Parametric Study of the Building Protection Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Bowers, Jeff Frey, US DOE Factor at Decommissioning Sites - 11063 Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Elizabeth Bowers Sami Sherbini, US NRC A Green Complex: Setting the Stage for a National Nuclear Science Week: A New Way to Future Mission - 11354 Broaden Our Communication Impact - 11047 Lisa Lockrem, URS Corporation; James Jim Walther, National Museum of Nuclear Hedin, Washington TRU Solutions, LLC; Roger Science & History Nelson, US DOE Allowing Enlarged Participation of the Application of Kenaf to Biofiltration of Stakeholders in Decision Making Related to Wastewater and Contaminated Water for Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste, Removal of Heavy Metals - 11349 Through Reversibility and Retrievability - Fengxiang X. Han, Yi Su, David Monts, 11187 Mississippi State University Jean-Noel Dumont, Jean-Michel Hoorelbeke, Mid-Columbia Energy Initiative: Making Gérald Ouzounian, ANDRA (France) Hanford Cleanup Green - 11371 Safe Community Co-Existence with Long-Term Gary Petersen, TRIDEC; Bruce Covert, Low-Level Radioactive Historic Waste Washington Closure Hanford - URS Contamination in Canada – Port Hope Example Overview of US DOE Office of Legacy - 11314 Management Applied Science and Technology Mark Gardiner, AECL (Canada) Program - 11347 The Role of the Northern New Mexico Citizens' Jalena Dayvault, US DOE; Stan Morrison, Advisory Board (NNMCAB) in Assuring the Jody Waugh, S.M. Stoller Corporation Protection of the Environment from Legacy Spills at Los Alamos National Laboratory Topic D: Planning, Characterization and (LANL) - 11368 Remediation of Toxic Metals C. Mason, Research Applications Corporation; Gerry Maestas, Ralph Phelps, Northern New Co-Chairs: Mark Frei, Longenecker & Associates; Mexico Citizens Advisory Board Dawn Kaback, AMEC Geomatrix The Need for Open Source Books for Nuclear Lead Organizer: Mark Frei Workforce Training - 11384 Paper Reviewer: Dawn Kaback Joshua Peterson, University of Texas Perceptions of Native Americans and Caucasians Interviewed at the Fort Hall Kinetic Study of Mercury Biodegradation in a Reservation about Natural Resource Damage Packed Bed Reactor - 11175 Assessment and Resources to be Restored - Ranjana Chowdhury, Sanjukta Ghoshal, 11386 Jadavpur University (India) Joanna Burger, Rutgers University; Charles Formation and Characterization of Iron- Powers, Vanderbilt University; Michael Phosphate Precipitates: Relevance to the Gochfeld, CRESP Groundwater Remediation at DOE-Hanford Site Mitigating Future Workforce Risk through the - 11569 Education of Young Children - 11551 Prabhakar Pant, Reinier Hernandez, Leonel Joni Martin, AREVA Federal Services LLC; Lagos, Florida International University Laura Clise, AREVA Inc. Analysis of Beryllium in Samples by Optical Community-based Solid Management in Sub- Fluorescence: Method Adaptation for Field Saharan Africa: Case study, Cameroon - 11480 Analysis and for High Throughput Analysis - Eugene Asi, Günter Busch, Brandenburg 11467 University of Technology, Cottbus (Germany) Anoop Agrawal, Lori Adams, John Cronin, Virtual Facility Tours as a Communication Tool Juan Carlos Tonazzi, Berylliant Inc - 11581 Investigation of the Effect of Uranium on Laurence Pernot, Jan Phillips, AREVA Federal Microbial Surfaces using Atomic Force Services, LLC Microscopy - 11422 Rakesh Guduru, Denny Carvajal, Yelena Katsenovich, Leonel Lagos, Florida Topic F: Security, Safety and Safeguards International University Lessons Learned - UFP QAPP Development - 11313 Co-Chairs: Kim Auclair, KD Auclair & Associates, LLC; Steve Howard, MD Rahman, Cabrera Charles Waggoner, Mississippi State University Services, Inc. Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Kim Auclair Topic E: Public Communication, Participation, How to Manage your Data, Instead of your Education and Training Data Managing you: Lessons from Dr. Deming‘s Red Bead Experiment - 11430 Contractors. DOE encourages it's prime contractors to Steven Prevette, Fluor / Savannah River obtain goods and services from small and Nuclear Solutions; Anthony Umek, SRNS disadvantaged businesses. Award fee is based partially Choosing Leading Indicators and Learning from on the contractor‘s success in achieving specific goals the Results - 11431 for subcontracts with small and disadvantaged Steven Prevette, Fluor / Savannah River businesses. Goods and services being considered for Nuclear Solutions; Anthony Umek, SRNS subcontracting include the following: decontamination Tracking and Monitoring Nuclear Material and and decommissioning services, remediation services, Waste Packages by Using RFID Technology - transportation and disposal of radioactive waste, 11230 health physics equipment and services, emergency Brian Craig, Yung Liu, Hanchung Tsai, Kun response planning and training, lab services, R&D Chen, Argonne National Laboratory products, waste treatment services, maintenance Safety and Industrial Hygiene Practices for a services, A/E services and professional consulting. Highly Enriched Uranium Remediation Project - 11402 Proposed Panelists will include Contracting Officers Peter Collopy, MACTEC from the major DOE Contractors. It complements Session 56 which focuses on contracting activity directly with the DOE. This session is also open to March 2, Wednesday AM all WM2011 Exhibitors. 8:30 AM SESSION 56 8:30 AM SESSION 58 Panel: US DOE Procurement and Contracting Crosscutting Filtration Systems in the Nuclear Opportunities Industry Co-Chairs: John Longenecker, Longenecker & Co-Chairs: Charles Waggoner, Mississippi State Associates, Inc.; Cathy Hickey, URS Corporation University; Chris Chadwick, Porvair Filtration Group, Lead Organizer & Panel Reporter: Cathy Hickey Microfiltrex Division (United Kingdom) Organizers: John Longenecker Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Charles Waggoner Organizer: Chris Chadwick This session will be open to all WM2011 Exhibitors. 1. AG-1 HEPA Filters, A Comparison of Configurations - 11604 This panel will focus on the procurement process and Andrew Stillo, Camfil Farr what lessons have been learned and best practices 2. High Efficiency Particulate Air Filter Quality have been developed by US DOE and NNSA over the Assurance - 11586 last year. Senior DOE Contracting Officials will share Jan Fretthold, Julie Stormo, Christopher Hart, their visions. Dave Crosby, Air Techniques International 3. Factors to Consider to Avoid Problems in High Proposed Panelists include senior officials from US DOE Efficiency Particulate Air Filter Applications - Office of Procurement and Assistance Management; EM 11585 Office of Acquisition and Contract Management; the Jan Fretthold, Air Techniques International NNSA Small Business Program and the SRO Office of 4. Evaluation of ASME AG-1 Section FK Radial Contracts Management. Flow HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) Filters - 11287 Paxton Giffin, Michael Parsons, Charles 10:15 AM SESSION 57 Waggoner, Mississippi State University; Jamie Rickert, Institute for Clean Energy Technology Panel: US DOE Contractor's Procurement and Contracting Opportunities 10:15 AM SESSION 59 Co-Chairs: Roger Merrick, E2 Consulting Engineers, Inc.; Michael Davidson, Tidewater, Inc. Panel: US DOE - Energy Facility Contractors Lead Organizer: John Coffman Group's (EFCOG) Knowledge Portal Review Organizers: Roger Merrick, Michael Davidson Panel Reporter: Michael Davidson Co-Chairs: Joseph Yanek, Fluor Government Group; Susan Stiger, Bechtel National, Inc. This panel session will focus on Procurement and Lead Organizer: John Longenecker Contracting Opportunities with the US DOE‘s Prime Organizer & Panel Reporter: Mark Frei This panel will focus on the various areas of EFCOG. 100nCi/g alpha mixed waste that was formerly EFCOG promotes excellence in all aspects of the managed as suspect TRU waste but is not eligible for operation, management and integration of US DOE WIPP disposal. Is this a problem nearing a solution? facilities in a safe, environmentally sound, efficient and Will storage be available after 12/01/2010 until an cost effective manner through the ongoing exchange of acceptable disposal sites is operational? Which information on lessons learned. The purpose of this streams will still face treatment issues? These and knowledge portal is to provide a vehicle to allow other issues will be discussed with the panelists. members to keep abreast of the latest news, issues, and events across the DOE complex; for the sharing of Proposed Panelists include Christine Gelles, US innovative ideas and practices and to collaborate DOE EM HQ; Frank Di Sanza, US DOE NSO; James virtually on the development and implementation of “Bruno” Zovi, Bechtel BWXT Idaho, LLC; James new processes and practices. Blankenhorn, WVES; Paul Larsen, EnergySolutions; Mike Lauer, Waste Control Specialists and Renee A short discussion of EFCOG history and Echols, Permafix. accomplishments will be followed by an overview of Working Groups (WGs) and critical updates to include selected topics from the areas of Project Management, 8:30 AM SESSION 62 Integrated Safety Management, Quality Assurance, Environment/Safety/Health, Acquisition Management, Panel: Training and Human Resource Waste Management, Contractor Assurance, Development in Radioactive Waste Management Engineering Practices, Safety Analysis, Energy and Infrastructure, Safeguards and Security, Human Capital and Decontamination & Decommissioning. Co-Chairs: Paul Degnan, International Atomic Energy Agency - Waste Technology Section (Austria); James Szenasi, Technical and Business Solutions 8:30 AM SESSION 60 Lead Organizer: John Dalton Organizers: Irena Mele, Paul Degnan Panel: Disposal of Large Quantities of Depleted Panel Reporter: Paul Degnan Uranium - Role of Site Specific Performance Assessment This session will focus on the efforts of the IAEA and different IAEA Member States in training and Co-Chairs: Larry Camper, US NRC; Christine Gelles, development of human resources for performing US DOE activities in radioactive waste management, Lead Organizer: Larry Camper decommissioning and environmental remediation. It Panel Reporter: Boby Abu-Eid will consist of six individual presentations with Q/A and then followed by a group panel discussion with the time remaining. All students, companies, and agencies This panel focuses on the large quantities of depleted should attend this informative session. uranium in the US which will need to be disposed in the next several years. The US NRC has decided to pursue Rulemaking to require a site specific 1. Shifting from R&D to Preparing for the Operation of performance assessment for disposal of unique waste Disposal Facilty, Ensuring Competence and streams including large quantities of depleted Competence Providing Infrastructures for a Small uranium. The NRC Rulemaking will also identify the Waste Management Organization, Case of Posiva Oy - technical parameters to be evaluated within the Marjatta Palmu, Posiva Oy (Finland) performance assessment. The panel will discuss this complex topic including suggestions for conducting the 2. Training and Qualification of an Operational Nuclear performance assessment. Workforce - Gary Scott, US DOE 10:15 AM SESSION 61 3. Qualification of a Federal Workforce - James Szenasi, Technical and Business Solutions Panel: Disposition of US DOE High Activity Mixed 4. Education and Training in Geological Disposal of Waste (and Orphans): Post 2010 High Level Radioactive Waste in China - Wang Ju, Beijing Research Institute of Uranium Geology (China) Co-Chairs: Dick Blauvelt, Portage Inc.; Christine Gelles, US DOE 5. PETRUS Program; A Coordinated European Initiative Lead Organizer & Panel Reporter: Dick Blauvelt to Address Industry Needs for E&T in Deep Geological Disposal - Marjatta Palmu, Posiva Oy (Finland) This panel will focus on the latest issues surrounding the disposition of DOE high activity mixed waste. The US DOE sites have the bulk of the inventory of 10- 6. The Role of the IAEA in the Provision of Education Remediation, LLC and Training for Radioactive Waste Management - Lead Organizer: Tom Brouns Paul Degnan, IAEA Organizers: Keith Miller, Terri Fellinger, Edward Ketusky Proposed Panelists include: Paul Degnan, IAEA Paper Reviewer: Keith Miller (Austria). Marjatta Palmu, Posiva Oy (Finland); Gary Scott, James Szenasi, US DOE and Wang Ju, Beijing 1. Developing Slurry Property Ranges for Non- Research Institute of Uranium Geology (China). Newtonian Vessels at the Hanford WTP (Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant) - 11381 8:30 AM SESSION 63 Rod Gimpel, Waste Treatment Plant Project; Garth Duncan, Bechtel National, Inc.; Eric Slaathaug, Waste Treatment Plant Project TRU Waste Disposal at WIPP 2. Estimating High-Level Waste Mixing Performance in Hanford Double Shell Tanks - Co-Chairs: Steve Kouba, URS Corporation; George 11193 Dials, B&W Technical Services Group, Inc. Mike Thien, Washington River Protection Lead Organizer: Roger Nelson Solutions Paper Reviewer: Steve Kouba 3. Design and Fabrication of Test Facilities for the Demonstration of Jet Mixer Performance in the 1. Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Status and Hanford Double Shell Tanks - 11241 Plans - 2011 - 11039 Paul Townson, EnergySolutions; Mike Thien, Roger Nelson, Dave Moody, US DOE Washington River Protection Solutions 2. An Analysis of WIPP after Five Years of 4. Evaluation of Three Ultrasonic Instruments for Independent Oversight - 11059 Critical Velocity Determination During Hanford Christopher Timm, Jerry Fox, PECOS Tank Waste Transfer Operations - 11121 Management Services, Inc. Jagannadha Bontha, Philip Schonewill, 3. WIPP Transportation Lessons Learned - 11436 Harold Adkins, Gerry Morgen, Margaret Fred Dilger, Black Mountain Research; Robert Greenwood, Jeromy Jenks, Carolyn Burns, Halstead, State of Nevada Agency for Nuclear Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Kayte Projects Denslow, Battelle Pacific Northwest Division; 4. Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Repository Theodore Wooley, Washington River Protection Footprint Re-Design - 11238 Solutions Russell Patterson, US DOE; Art Chavez, 5. Sludge Retrieval from Hanford K-West Basin Steve Kouba, URS Corporation Settler Tanks - 11449 5. Representativeness of Sampling by Shrouded Eric Erpenbeck, CH2M HILL Plateau Probes in the Exhaust Shaft of the Waste Remediation Company; Greg Leshikar, Areva Isolation Pilot Plant - 11308 Federal Services; Gary Hofferber, Vista Michael Gross, MG Enterprises; Stanley Engineering Patchet, Jaci Davis, Washington TRU Solutions; 6. Using Commercially-Available Robotic Daniel Ferguson, Randy Elmore, US DOE Equipment to Remove Heels in Tanks with 6. Radiolytic Hydrogen Generation and Internal Obstructions - 11239 Methanogenesis in WIPP: An Empirical Point of Andrew Tisler, Savannah River Remediation, View - 11040 LLC Roger Nelson, US DOE 7. Testing of the Second Generation SpinTek 7. Panel Closure: A Change in WIPP's Future Rotary Filter - 11357 Operations through Regulatory Compliance - David Herman, Michael Poirier, Mark Fowley, 11240 Savannah River National Laboratory; William Russell Patterson, US DOE; Tom Klein, Greene, Jason Gilmour, SpinTek Filtration; WRES/URS; Steve Kouba, URS Corporation Thomas Huff, Mark Keefer, Savannah River 8. Re-Evaluation of the 300-Year Performance Remediation, LLC Demonstration for WIPP - 11236 8. Extending Vitrified Waste Canisters (CSD-V) Michael Gross, MG Enterprises; William Most, Interim Storage Facility: Improving Durability Robert Kehrman, URS Corporation by New Elements of Design - 11497 Valerie Lesec, Stephane Sartelet, Pierre- Lionel FORBES, AREVA NC (France) 8:30 AM SESSION 64 8:30 AM SESSION 65 Storage and Retrieval of HLW - Part 2 Performance of Disposal Systems, Facilities, and Co-Chairs: Keith Miller, National Nuclear Laboratory Sites for LLW, ILW, MW, NORM and TENORM (United Kingdom); Terri Fellinger, Savannah River Co-Chairs: Bob Hiergesell, Savannah River National 1. Remotely Controlled Dismantling of HLLW- Laboratory; Martin Letourneau, US DOE Storage Tanks: First Application of the Tools Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Bob Hiergesell and Machinery in Hot Operation - 11278 Organizers: Martin Letourneau Joachim Dux, Joachim Fleisch, Werner Dander, Oliver Fath, Klaus Hendrich, WAK 1. An Evaluation of Long-Term Performance of GmbH (Germany) Liner Systems for Low-Level Waste Disposal 2. Decommissioning Sellafield‘s First Fuel Storage Facilities - 11455 Pond - 11125 Arthur Rood, Jeffrey Sondrup, Idaho National Anthony Calvin, Sellafield Ltd (United Laboratory Kingdom) 2. Abstraction of Information from 2- and 3- 3. The Complex Challenges of Treating Liquid Dimensional PORFLOW Models into a 1-D Effluent from a Legacy Fuel Storage Silo at GoldSim Model - 11404 Sellafield - 11286 Glenn Taylor, Bob Hiergesell, Savannah River Hugh Bourque, Sellafield Ltd (United National Laboratory Kingdom) 3. Modeling of an Optimized Multilayer Cover 4. Implementation of Fissile Exempt Materials in Design for a Uranium Mill Tailings Disposal - Support of Decommissioning a Former Nuclear 11607 Fuel Manufacturing Site - 11388 Maria de Lurdes Dinis, Porto University, Heath Downey, MACTEC; John Conant, ABB Engineering Faculty, Geo-Environment and Inc. Resources Research Center (Portugal) 5. Decommissioning of the Beta-Gamma Waste 4. Managing Uncertainties Associated with Store, Sellafield UK - 11498 Radioactive Waste Disposal: Task Group 4 of Jeremy Hunt, Sellafield Ltd (United Kingdom) the IAEA PRISM Project - 11190 6. Decommissioning of Radon-Type near Surface Roger Seitz, Savannah River National Radioactive Waste Storage in Estonia, from Laboratory; Christine Gelles, US DOE; Gerard Dangerous Scrap Yard to Green-Field - 11473 Bruno, IAEA, Waste Technology Section Ivo Tatrik, AS ALARA, Rad Waste (Austria) Management Agency (Estonia) 5. Assessing Geospatial Aleatory Uncertainty for 7. Renovating a Highly Contaminated Performance Assessment Modeling - 11075 Radioisotope Production Hot Cell - 11337 Geoff Taylor, University of South Carolina; Teo Grochowski, Dominique Sanchette, Richard Dimenna, Glenn Taylor, Savannah Robatel Industries River National Laboratory 8. Experience of MR and RFT Reactors‘ 6. Nevada Test Site, Area 5 Radioactive Waste Decommissioning in RRC (Kurchatov Institute) Disposal Site Performance Assessment - 11069 - 11050 Dona Merritt, Navarro-Intera; Greg Shott, Viktor Volkov, Sergey Semenov, RRC Vefa Yucel, National Security Technologies, "Kurchatov Institute" (Russia); Arthur LLC; Jhon Carilli, US DOE Arustamov, SIA RADON (Russia); Vyacheslav 7. Performance Assessment for the H-Tank Farm Kolyadin, Valentina Muzrukova, Alexander at Savannah River Site - 11318 Chesnokov, Russian Research Center (Russia) Kent Rosenberger, Savannah River Site 8. Building Confidence in Performance 8:30 AM SESSION 67 Assessments through Performance Confirmation - 11394 Joseph Rustick, Vanderbilt University; James US - Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Clarke, AquAeTer, Inc.; Martin Letourneau, US Program (FUSRAP) and Other US Army Corp of DOE Engineers Project 8:30 AM SESSION 66 Co-Chairs: Allen Roos, US ACE; Steven Brown, SHB Inc. Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Allen Roos D&D of Nuclear Contaminated Facilities (Non- Organizers: Steven Brown Power Generating Facilities/Large and Small Nuclear Facilities) 1. Pre-MARSSIM (Multi-Agency Radiation Survey and Site Investigation Manual) Surveys in a Co-Chairs: Jas Devgun, Sargent & Lundy, LLC; Julia MARSSIM World: Demonstrating how Pre- Tripp, Idaho National Laboratory MARSSIM Radiological Data Demonstrate Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Fred Sheil Protectiveness at Formerly Utilized Sites Organizers: Al Freitag, Julia Tripp, Anthony Banford Remedial Action Program Sites - 11319 Michael Widdop, S.M. Stoller Corporation 2. Improving Data Collection Efficiency during 8:30 AM SESSION 68 Site Inspection through Innovative Data Collection and Focused Sampling - 11418 Chris Boes, M.D. Rahman, Claude Wiblin, Innovative Field Monitoring for Environmental Cabrera Services, Inc; Ann Ewy, US ACE; Remediation Helen Edge, US ACE- CENAN 3. Determining Acceptable Protocols for Periodic Co-Chairs: Mark Arenaz, US DOE; Erich Evered, Radon Monitoring of Structures over Mission Support Alliance, LLC Inaccessible Contamination on the Maywood Lead Organizer: David Eaton Superfund Site Based on Recent EPA- Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Donna Guillen Compliant Radon Monitoring and Historical Data - 11428 1. Development of an Ultra-Sensitive, Real-Time, Scott Walnicki, Safety and Ecology Field-Deployable Mercury, Beryllium, and Multi- Corporation (SEC); Michael Winters, Shaw Contaminants Plasma Ringdown Spectrometer Environmental & Infrastructure Group; David - 11231 Hays, US ACE Chuji Wang, Susan Scherrer, Peeyush Sahay, 4. Taking an Incremental Approach to Mississippi State University Remediation and Final Status Survey to 2. Application of Soil Segregation Technology: Increase Remedial Efficiency, Minimize Impacts Reducing Uncertainty and Increasing Efficiency to Property Owners & Tenants, Exceed Goals at a NRC Test Reactor Decommissioning Site - for Remediation, Release of Accessible Areas 11244 and Minimize Secondary Costs - 11429 Andrew Lombardo, Safety and Ecology Michael Winters, Shaw Environmental & Corporation (SEC) Infrastructure Group; David Hays, US ACE; 3. Assessment Radioactive Contamination Effect Scott Walnicki, Safety and Ecology Corporation to Population - 11088 (SEC) Muskusheva Maira, Baranov Sergey, National 5. Methodology for Determination of Exposure Nuclear Center (Russia); Spiridonov Sergey, Point Concentration Using Both Systematic and All-Russian SRI of Agricultural Radiology and Biased Samples for Radiological Risk and Dose Agroecology (Russia) Assessments - 11488 4. ―Shake-and-Shoot‖: A Rapid Solvent Extraction Randy Hansen, SAIC; MD Rahman, Cabrera Process for PCBs (Polychlorinated Biphenyls) Services, Inc. and TPH (Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons) - 6. Disposal of Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial 11375 Action Program (FUSRAP) Wastes – Weighing Lisa Bercik, Shaw E&I the Options - 11536 5. Real Time Data for Remediation Activities - John Beckman, Hans Honerlah, Nicki 11505 Fatherly, US ACE; Andrew Lombardo, Safety Chris Brock, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation and Ecology Corporation (SEC); Michael Company O'Neill, Amy Glemza, EA Engineering, Science, 6. Development of a Prototype Methyl-Mercury and Technology Monitor for In-Field Pore Water Sample 7. Revision of 2-in x 2-in (2x2) Sodium Iodide Analyses - 11559 (NaI) to Sum of Ratios (SOR) Correlation Charles Castello, David Roelant, Yong Cai, Factor to Guide Excavation Activities at the Guangliang Liu, Florida International University Linde FUSRAP Site - 11549 7. Evaluating Petroleum Hydrocarbon Stephen Bousquet, Harold Spector, US ACE; Contaminated Soil - 11557 Michael Polek, US ACE - Environmental Health Dona Merritt, Navarro-Intera; Lynn Kidman, Team; Lisa Durham, Argonne National Stoller-Navarro; Robert Boehlecke, US DOE Laboratory; William Lorenz, MD Rahman, NNSA/NSO Cabrera Services, Inc.; Joseph Weismann, US 8. Optimized Spectral Transformation for Ecology Detection of Buried Radioactive Waste - 11310 8. Remediation of NRC Burial Pits No. 1, 2, and 3 Wei Wei, Qian Du, Nicolas Younan, Mississippi - Lessons Learned at the Maywood Superfund State University Site; Maywood, New Jersey - 11594 James Moore, David Hays, US ACE; William Kollar, The Shaw Group 8:30 AM SESSION 69 8:30 AM POSTER SESSION 70 Radiological Dispersion Devices and other Topic A: Crosscutting WM Policies, Programs and Nuclear Weapons of Mass Destruction: Detection, Technologies Response, Decontamination and Recovery Co-Chairs: Tjalle Vandergraaf, Providence College Co-Chairs: Kim Auclair, KD Auclair & Associates, LLC; (Canada); Neil Davis, Savannah River Remediation Larry Regens, University of Oklahoma Health Lead Organizer: Tjalle Vandergraaf Sciences Center Paper Reviewer: Gerald Williams Lead Organizer: Kim Auclair Paper Reviewer: Larry Regens Sustainable Waste Management Planning* - 11181 1. Issues Associated with Decision Making in Tammy Phillips, CDM; Mona L. Johnson, Long-Term Recovery Following a Nuclear or Bechtel Jacobs Company LLC Radiological Terrorism Incident - 11035 The Future of EVMS in DOE - 11089 S. Y. Chen, Argonne National Laboratory; Michael Nosbisch, SM&A Thomas Tenforde, National Council on PARS II: Redefining Program Oversight & Radiation Protection and Measurements Assessment at the DOE - 11363 2. Side-by-Side Performance Comparison of Vance Kotrla, Simon Dekker, Dekker, Ltd. Chemical-Based Decontamination Products for Implementing a Commercial Service Delivery Dirty Bomb Cleanup - 11099 Model at the Hanford Site - 11352 John Drake, US EPA; Rick Demmer, Idaho Frank Armijo, Dan Sours, Lockheed Martin; National Laboratory; Ryan James, Battelle Maura Oldfield, Mission Support Alliance 3. The Revised National Response Framework to Managing Engineering Activities for the Plateau Catastrophic Events: Implementing a "Whole Remediation Contract – Hanford - 11580 Community Approach" in Response to a Charles Kronvall, CH2M HILL Plateau Nuclear or Radiological Attack upon the Remediation Company; Gary Cannell, Fluor Homeland - 11103 Enterprises, Inc. Michael Gresalfi, DHS FEMA Office of Response and Recovery Deposition Rates of the Polymeric Silicic Acid onto the Surface of Silicate Mineral in the Co- 4. Systematic Decontamination and Recovery Presence of Ca Ions - 11378 Following a Radiological Dispersal Device Event Naoyuki Tamura, Yuichi Niibori, Hitoshi - 11540 Mimura, Tohoku University (Japan) Bruce Biwer, David LePoire, S. Y. Chen, Argonne National Laboratory Development of Safety Assessment Code for 5. Using EPA‘s Risk Assessment Tools for Long-term and Regional Groundwater Flow in Superfund when Addressing Removal Actions Geological Disposal - 11579 and Late-Phase Responses to Terrorist Attacks Masahiro Munakata, Japan Atomic Energy - 11568 Agency (Japan) Stuart Walker, US EPA Strategic Planning in the Office of 6. Dirty Bombs - Fact or Fiction, Real or Hype - Environmental Management - 11499 11598 Michelle Primack, US DOE Kim Auclair, KD Auclair & Associates, LLC Use of Integrated Environmental Decision 7. The Global Impact of a Mobile Hot Cell Facility Making to Combine Greenhouse Gas and on High Activity Sealed Source Consolidation Radiological Hazards on Energy Alternatives and Repatriation - 11486 Using Life Cycle Analyses - 11208 J. Andrew Tompkins, Vance and Associates; Stephen Marschke, S. Cohen & Associates; Jerry McAlpin, International Atomic Energy Brian Littleton, EPA Agency (Austria); Julia Whitworth, Los Alamos National Laboratory Topic B: Global Packaging and Transportation 8. The Effects of Sealed Source Repatriation on Topics Global Security - 11547 J. Andrew Tompkins, Vance and Associates; Co-Chairs: Mike Snyder, MHF Services; Christopher Cristy Abeyta, Los Alamos National Lab / Brandjes, Argonne National Laboratory OSRP; Charles Streeper, Los Alamos National Paper Reviewer: Mike Nolan Laboratory Thermal Response of a Nuclear Waste Transportation Cask to Caldecott Tunnel Fire Scenario - 11573 Narayana Rao Chalasani, Miles Greiner, University of Nevada, Reno; Ahti Suo Anttila, Nuclear Operations Application to Computational Engineering Analysis Environmental Restoration at Corrective Action Challenges in Classifying Low Specific Activity Unit 547, Miscellaneous Contaminated Waste Material and Surface Contaminated Objects - Sites on the Nevada Test Site - 11154 11200 Dona Merritt, Navarro-Intera; Kevin Cabble, Wade Winters, Regulatory Resources, Inc. US DOE - NNSA/NSO; Mark Krauss, Stoller- Approach and Procedure to Develop LILW Navarro; Patrick Matthews, Navarro Nevada Waste Transportation System - Lessons Environmental Services Learned from Korean Transportation System Fluid Flow in a Heterogeneous Layered Porous Development Project - 11258 Medium - 11493 Sun Kee Lee, Hyundai Engineering Company; Cheo Kyung Lee, Handong Global University; Jea Ho Park, Korea Nuclear Engineering & Sung Paal Yim, Korea Atomic Energy Research Services Corp; Suk Nam Lim, Korea Institute; Hyo Kim, Handong Global University Radioactive Waste Management Corp. (Korea) (Korea) Transport of Spent Radioactive Materials - Selection of Retrieval Techniques for Irradiated 11045 Graphite During Reactor Decommissioning - Gagik Karamyan, Gagik Martoyan, Scientific- 11587 Industrial CJSC AREV; Gagiyan Lavrent, AREV Anthony Banford, Richard Jarvis, National CJSC; Hajk Khalafyan, Eco Atom, LLC Nuclear Laboratory; Michael Grave, Doosan (Armenia) Babcock; Leon Cordingley, National Nuclear Development and Use of a Homogenized Fuel Laboratory (United Kingdom) Region Model for Thermal Analysis of a Truck An Alternate Approach to Justifying Iodine-129 Cask under Normal and Fire Accident Concentration Values During Assessments for Conditions - 11464 Decommissioning Evaluations and for Waste Krishna Kumar Kamichetty, Miles Greiner, Profiles - 11216 University of Nevada, Reno A. Nardi, Dustin Miller, ENERCON Packaging and Transportation of Hazardous Evaluation of Variables Affecting Detection Materials for Disposition from the Argonne Limits for Mobilized Gamma Detection National Laboratory Building 330, Platforms - 11350 Decommissioning - 11466 Charles Vaughan, Jay McCown, Donna Andy Riddick, Cavanagh Services Group, Inc. Rogers, Charles Waggoner, Mississippi State Experiment to Develop the Residence Area University Shield Factor to Take Consideration into Korea Experience of MR and RFT Reactors‘ Residence Environment and Construction Decommissioning in RRC (Russian Research Structure of Urban, Suburban and Rural for Center), Kurchatov Institute - 11417 Transportation of Radioactive Waste - 11264 Arthur Arustamov, Konstantin Semenov, SUE Suhong Lee, Kyung Hee University (Korea) SIA "RADON" (Russia) The DN30 Package for the Transport of Use of Cementitious Materials for SRS Reactor Enriched Reprocessed Uranium - 11111 Facility In-Situ Decommissioning - 11620 Franz Hilbert, Wolfgang Bergmann, Nuclear Christine Langton, David Stefanko, Cargo + Service GmbH (Germany) Savannah River National Laboratory; John Development of Dose and Risk Assessment Blankenship, William Griffin, Savannah River Program for Calculating the Exposure Dose Nuclear Solutions During Transport of the Spent Fuel - 11261 Suhong Lee, Kyung Hee University; Jinho Topic D: D&D: Demolition and Remote Park, Jae Min Lee, Kiyeoul Seong, Sang Kyu Operations Park, Minkyung Kim, ENESYS (Korea) The Study to Compare Gaussian Plume Model Co-Chairs: Steven Wood, CDM; Con Lyras, with CALPUFF Model for Assessing the Australian Nuclear Science Organisation (Australia) Exposure Dose During Transportation of Lead Organizer: Steven Wood Radioactive Waste - 11260 Paper Reviewer: Con Lyras Sang Kyu Park, ENESYS Co., Ltd. (Korea) Implosion & Debris Cleanup of SRS Hyperbolic Topic C: Global Decontamination & Concrete Cooling Tower - 11599 Decommissioning Issues Dewitt Beeler, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS); Bill Schaab, Mike Co-Chairs: Rick Demmer, Idaho National Laboratory; Furner, American DND, Inc. Jeff Hunter, Mission Support Alliance / Dade Moeller D&D of the 2000 Complex Facilities at Oak Lead Organizer: Rick Demmer Ridge National Laboratory - 11199 Paper Reviewer: Jeff Hunter Michael Harper, UT-Battelle LLC; Thomas Conley, Marshall Johnson, Chadwick Replogle, Progress in Remote Dismantling of the Kenneth Schneider, Stuart McCullough, WAK/ILLW Tanks, Lessons Learned for the Theresa Walsh, ORNL Remote Dismantling of the HLLW Tanks of the Decommissioning a Nuclear Power Plant with German Prototype Spent Fuel Reprocessing Adjacent New Fossil Construction - 11516 Plant Karlsruhe - 11095 Dustin Miller, ENERCON Werner Dander, WAK GmbH (Germany) Powered Remote Manipulator - 11312 Scott Adams, S.A.Technology Topic F: D&D: Contamination Control Measures Topic E: D&D: Decontamination Techniques Co-Chairs: J. Rick Dearholt, CDM; Con Lyras, Australian Nuclear Science Organisation (Australia) Co-Chairs: Andrew Szilagyi, US DOE; Anthony Lead Organizer: J. Rick Dearholt Banford, National Nuclear Laboratory (United Paper Reviewer: Con Lyras Kingdom) Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Andrew Szilagyi Database of Contaminated Concretes and its Role within Conception of Buildings Clearance - Usage, Supercritical Fluids and Compressed 11262 Gases with Purpose of Decontamination and Martin Listjak, Ondrej Slavik, Pavol Gondor, Long-Lived Radionuclide Recovery - 11293 VUJE, Inc (Slovak Republic) Yury Pokhitonov, Khlopin Radium Institute Modeling of Loose Contamination Removal (Russia); Vladislav Kamachev, Khlopin Radium from Contaminated Surfaces - 11298 Institute (Russia) Duriem Calderin, Columbia Energy & Chemical Gel for Decontamination of Cs on Environmental Services Inc.; Surendra Dua, Stainless Steel Surface - 11257 Leonel Lagos, Alejandro Amor, Merlin Ngachin, Chong Hun Jung, Korea Atomic Energy Florida International University Research Institute (Korea); Jei-Kwon Moon, Study the Polymer Coating for Detecting and Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute Surface Decontamination of Uranium - 11494 (Korea); Hui-Jun Won, Korea Atomic Energy Pham Luong, Vietnam Atomic Energy Research Institute (Korea); Kune-Woo Lee, Institute (VAEI) (Vietnam); Nguyen Van Chinh, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute Institute for Technology of Radioactive and (Korea); Chang Ki Kim, KAERI (Korea) Rare Elements, Vietnam Atomic Energy Nanoparticle Generation Produced by Laser Institute (Vietnam) Decontamination - 11259 The Properties of Polymer Emulsion for Chong Hun Jung, Korea Atomic Energy Radioactive Contamination Measurement Using Research Institute (Korea); Jei-Kwon Moon, Inorganic Scintillator - 11276 Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute Ho-Sang Hwang, Korea Atomic Energy (Korea); Hui-Jun Won, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (Korea) Research Institute (Korea); Kune-Woo Lee, Nevada Test Site Pluto and RMAD Facility Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute Closure: ARRA Funding Acceleration of (Korea) Demolition and Lessons Learned - 11157 Preparation of SiO2-KCoFC Composite Ion Dona Merritt, Navarro-Intera; Tom Thiele, Exchanger by Using Sol-Gel Method for the NSTec, LLC; Kevin Cabble, US DOE - Treatment of Radioactive Waste Solution - NNSA/NSO; Alissa Silvas, US DOE; Annette 11168 Primrose, NSTec; Rebecca King, National Jung-Joon Lee, Korea Atomic Energy Security Technologies, LLC Research Institute (Korea) Nitrojet®: A Versatile Tool for March 2, Wednesday PM Decontamination, Cutting and Concrete Scabbling - 11225 Fabrice Moggia, AREVA - Back End Business 1:30 PM SESSION 71 Group - Clean Up Business Unit (France); Ahmed Benamane, AREVA NA - STMI - Clean Up BU (France); Thierry Varet, AREVA NC - Panel: West Valley Demonstration Project - Back End Business Group - Clean Up BU Accomplishments and Challenges from Past (France); Valerie Toulemonde, Innovation and Practices Research Direction (France); Frederic Richard, AIR LIQUIDE (France); Bob Copp, Nitrocision Co-Chairs: James Blankenhorn, West Valley Corporate Headquarters; Frederique Damerval, Environmental Services - URS; Craig Rieman, US AREVA NC - STMI (France) DOE Lead Organizer: James Fiore Organizer: James Blankenhorn Facilities, Even the Ones You Didn‘t Think Were Panel Reporter: Laurene Rowell Processing Facilities - 11160 Margaret Loop, David Garber, W. Kevin This panel consists of oral presentations followed by a Slomba, West Valley Environmental Services 25 minute panel discussion. The panel focuses on the LLC West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) of the US 7. Decontamination Using Remote-Deployed DOE, located in New York. It will showcase the unique Nitrocision Technology - 11221 challenges and lessons learned from the Lettie Chilson, West Valley Environmental decommissioning activities for the nation‘s only Services, LLC commercial fuel reprocessing facility. It will highlight recent progress and technological advancements in 1:30 PM SESSION 72 High-level, Low-level, Transuranic and Greater-Than- Class C Waste management practices, environmental remediation of groundwater, remote decontamination Panel: Lessons Learned from the American and decommissioning and High-level waste tank Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) management. Co-Chairs: John Mocknick, US DOE EM; John Proposed panelists include: Bryan Bower, Director, Kristofzski, CH2M HILL US DOE (WV Demonstration Project); John McKibbin, Lead Organizer: John Kristofzski President, West Valley Environmental Services; Paul Organizer: John Mocknick Bembia, Program Director, New York State Energy Panel Reporter: Del Baird Research and Development Authority and Larry Camper, US NRC . This panel will focus on the lessons learned on integrating additional ARRA work scope to safely 1. West Valley Demonstration Project - Past, implement opportunities to advance contaminated site Present, and Future - 11203 clean-up efforts at the project and activity level. ARRA James Blankenhorn, West Valley funded work has had a significant positive effect on Environmental Services - URS; Bryan Bower, environmental remediation, D&D and environmental US DOE management work. 2. Deactivation and Decontamination of Extraction Cell - 1 at the West Valley Proposed Panelist include: Kristen Ellis, US DOE; Demonstration Project - 11127 John Lehew, CH2M HILL PRC; John Mocknick, US Cynthia Dayton, West Valley Environmental DOE; Allen Schubert, Chem-WG Idaho; Karen Services, LLC; Geoffrey Gorsuch, US DOE; Vacca, URS-WRPS and Dirk Van Hoesen, UT Joseph Ebert, West Valley Environmental Battelle. Services, LLC; Mark Hackett, West Valley Environmental Services 3. Installation of a Tank and Vault Drying System 3:15 PM SESSION 73 in the Tank Farm at the West Valley Demonstration Project - 11113 Panel: Developments in the American Recovery Daniel Meess, West Valley Environmental and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Services LLC; Mark Bellis, US DOE; K. K. Gupta, West Valley Environmental Services, LLC Co-Chairs: Jim Janis, The Janis Group, Inc.; Cathy 4. Design and Installation of a Permeable Hickey, URS Corporation Treatment Wall at the West Valley Lead Organizer & Panel Reporter: Jim Janis Demonstration Project to Mitigate Expansion of Organizer: Cathy Hickey Strontium-90 Contaminated Groundwater - 11138 This session will be open to all WM2011 John Chamberlain, West Valley Exhibitors. Environmental Services LLC; Mark Bellis, US DOE; Linda Michalczak, Charles Biedermann, This panel will focus on the ending of the ARRA and West Valley Environmental Services LLC what are the policy implications for the future of DOE 5. Problematic Wastes: How to get Unique West EM programs as a result of the ARRA experience. Valley Demonstration Project Wastes on the Where did the money go and for what and what was Right Path to Disposal - 11140 accomplished? What are we going to do with the Laurene Rowell, West Valley Nuclear Services workers? What happens to the regular line item Co.; David Garber, Margaret Loop, West Valley projects that were cut but ARRA money filled in the Environmental Services, LLC gap at Congress' or DOE's direction? What happens to 6. CH and RH Legacy Waste Processing at the those projects that were started with ARRA money but WVDP: Utilizing All of Your Processing not finished? From a policy perspective, how can DOE apply the lessons learned in the field from ARRA 1:30 PM SESSION 76 projects to future procurements and DOE orders implementation? What was the safety record of the ARRA projects? Did the predictions on increased Waste Reduction by Fuel Recycling: Analysis and accidents come true? Can DOE point to some real risk Insight reduction and environmental protection that resulted from the ARRA projects? Where and how much did it Co-Chairs: Robert Jubin, Oak Ridge National cost? Laboratory; Bernard Vigreux, French Nuclear Energy Society (France) 1:30 PM SESSION 74 Lead Organizer: Bernard Vigreux Organizer: Robert Jubin Paper Reviewer: Harry Babad Panel: Nuclear Renaissance - New Nuclear Plants Hot Topics 1. A Comprehensive Approach to Deal with the Nuclear Waste Problem - 11452 Co-Chairs: Jay Maisler, Enercon Services, Inc; Jas Mario Carelli, Edward Lahoda, Fausto Devgun, Sargent & Lundy, LLC Franceschini, Westinghouse Lead Organizer & Panel Reporter: Jas Devgun 2. Methods for Fuel Cycle Analysis in Support of a Organizers: Jay Maisler, Kim Auclair Reduction of the Radiotoxicity of High-Level Waste - 11356 This panel will focus on the progress towards licensing Maria Kretzing, Edward Lahoda, the next generation of nuclear power plants that has Westinghouse Electric Company progressed with construction looming on the 3. Prioritization Criteria for the Selection of Used horizon. Panelists will discuss experience from license Nuclear Fuel for Recycling - 11008 application submittals and their regulatory review, William Nutt, Argonne National Laboratory; design certification experience and next generation Thomas Cotton, Complex Systems Group LLC; nuclear plant development. In addition to radioactive Zachary Duncan, University of Illinois waste licensing and systems design, panelists will 4. Recycle of Zirconium from Used Nuclear Fuel discuss decommissioning considerations in plant Cladding: A Major Element of Waste Reduction design, the impact of new plant construction on sites - 11336 with operating plants or plants undergoing Emory Collins, Guillermo DelCul, Oak Ridge decommissioning. The panel will also include National Laboratory; D.S. Terekhov, N.V. discussions related to security and safeguards for new Emmanuel, Chemical Vapor Metal Refining, nuclear plants. Inc. (Canada) 3:15 PM SESSION 75 3:15 PM SESSION 77 Panel: Impacts of Updates to DOE's Radioactive Alternative Technologies for Waste Stabilization Waste Management Order Co-Chairs: Ned Bibler, Savannah River National Co-Chairs: Martin Letourneau, US DOE; Frank Laboratory; Stuart Arm, EnergySolutions Disanza, US DOE Nevada Site Office Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Ned Bibler Lead Organizer: Donald Wood Organizers: Gordon Crawford, Leslie Jardine Organizer: Martin Letourneau Panel Reporter: Roger Seitz 1. Cermet Waste Forms for Waste Streams from Advanced Aqueous Processing of Used Nuclear This panel focuses on the expected impacts of the Fuels - 11348 Department of Energy‘s efforts to update its Luis Ortega, Zuotao Zeng, James Cunnane, radioactive waste management requirements in DOE Jeffrey Fortner, James Jerden, Michael Order 435.1. Panelists will discuss the overall revision Kaminski, Ken Natesan, Argonne National process, impetus for specific proposed changes, Laboratory impacts of those changes, processes leading to specific 2. Radioactive Demonstrations of Fluidized Bed changes and the expected impacts for specific waste Steam Reforming (FBSR) as a Supplementary types and options. Treatment for Hanford's Low Activity Waste (LAW) and Secondary Waste (SW) - 11593 Proposed Panelists include: Martin Letourneau, US Carol Jantzen, Charles Crawford, Paul Burket, DOE (HQ); Frank DiSanza, US DOE (NNSS); Joel Gene Daniel, Alex Cozzi, Christopher Case, US DOE (ID); J.R. Stroble, US DOE (CBFO) and Bannochie, Savannah River National Linda Suttora, US DOE. Laboratory 3. Fluidized Bed Steam Reforming Production 3:15 PM SESSION 79 Facility Design for the Conversion of Savannah River Tank 48 High-Level Waste into a Soluble Granular Carbonate Product - 11373 International Approaches to Deep Disposal of Brent Evans, THOR Treatment Technologies, HLW and SNF LLC; Azadeh Samadi, Savannah River Remediation, LLC; J. Brad Mason, W. Scott Co-Chairs: Abe Van Luik, US DOE; Leif Eriksson, Roesener, Christina Payne, Vishal Vora, THOR Consultant Treatment Technologies, LLC Lead Organizer: Roger Nelson 4. Development of a Cermet High-Level Waste Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Leif Eriksson Form - 11116 Robert Jubin, W. S. Aaron, Clint Ausmus, 1. State of the Art for Stacking and Emplacing B Emory Collins, Valmor F. de Almeida, Guillermo Type Waste Packages into Large Horizontal DelCul, Jared A. Johnson, Bradley Patton, Disposal Caverns in a Clay Host Formation - Ramond Vedder, Stewart L. Voit, Oak Ridge 11005 National Laboratory Jean-Michel Bosgiraud, ANDRA (France) 2. The French Geological Repository Project: A 1:30 PM SESSION 78 Converging Approach - 11013 Gérald Ouzounian, ANDRA (France) 3. Disposal of Spent Fuel from German Nuclear Technologies and Advances in TRU Waste Power Plants: The Third Option - Disposal of Processing Transport and Storage Casks - 11517 Wolfgang Filbert, Marion Tholen, Hans- Co-Chairs: Terry Wickland, Nuclear Filter Joachim Engelhardt, DBE Technology GmbH Technology; Michael Walentine, Washington TRU (Germany) Solutions 4. Development of the Strategic Research Agenda Lead Organizer: Roger Nelson of the Implementing Geological Disposal of Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Terry Wickland Radioactive Waste Technology Platform - 11020 1. RH-TRU Processing to Accomplish Nuclear Marjatta Palmu, Posiva Oy (Finland); Gérald Footprint Reduction Goals at the Argonne Ouzounian, ANDRA (France) National Laboratory Building 205 K-Wing Hot Cell Facility - 11370 1:30 PM SESSION 80 Devin Hodge, Jeffrey Emery, Argonne National Laboratory 2. Siting Study for a Consolidated Waste Operating Experience in the Treatment and Capability at Los Alamos National Laboratory - Storage of LLW, ILW, MW, NORM and TENORM 11087 Steven Booth, Los Alamos National Co-Chairs: Gabriele Bandt, TÜV NORD EnSys Laboratory Hannover (Germany); Paul Larsen, EnergySolutions 3. Infrared Camera System for TRU Waste Drum Lead Organizer: Linda Beach Remediation Activities at the Savannah River Organizers: Paul Larsen, Holger Spann Site - 11555 Paper Reviewer: Gabriele Bandt Monica Hall, Savannah River National Laboratory; Kenneth Gibbs, SRNL; Brent 1. On-Site, Near Surface Disposal of Graphite Daugherty, US DOE - SRS Waste in the United Kingdom - 11271 4. Carbon Tetrachloride Attenuation in the WIPP Adam Meehan, Energy Solutions (United Underground Ventilation Air Using a Kingdom) Granulated Activated Carbon (GAC) Volatile 2. Very Low-Level Waste Disposal in France: The Organic Compound (VOC) Removal System - Industrial Issues - 11554 11374 Michel Dutzer, Patrice Torres, Laurent Esteban Picazo, Eric D'Amico, Wesley (Wes) Schacherer, ANDRA (France) Boatwright, Rick Chavez, URS Corporation; Jaci 3. Studsvik‘s Metals Recycling Facility – One Year Davis, Washington TRU Solutions; John of Operational Successes and Lessons Learned Doherty, WIPP; David Ganaway, Jennifer - 11027 Hendrickson, URS; George Basabilvazo, US Maria Lindberg, Studsvik Nuclear AB DOE (Sweden); Craig Broadbent, Mike McMullen, Studsvik UK Ltd (United Kingdom) 4. Experience on a Regulatory Clearance of Spent Steel Drums - 11281 Dae-Seok Hong, Korea Atomic Energy Organizers: Frazier Bronson Research Institute (Korea) Paper Reviewer: Stephen Croft 5. Performance Enhancement of Reverse Osmosis System for Liquid Radwaste Treatment - 11518 1. Fast Enrichment Screening for ‗Go-No-Go‘ Jongkil Park, Kyoung-Rok Park, Hang-Rae Classification of Bulk Waste - 11270 Cho, Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co. Ltd. Alan Simpson, Pajarito Scientific Corporation (Korea) (UK); S.A. McElhaney, Pajarito Scientific 6. Performance of Steam Reforming Technology Corporation in a Long Term Treatment of Waste 2. Characterization of Radioactive Spent Ion- TBP/dodecane - 11079 Exchange Resins - 11144 Akinori Nakagawa, Japan Atomic Energy Maria Helena Taddei, Brazilian National Agency (Japan) Commission of Nuclear Energy; Júlio Takehiro 7. Remediation of the Former Iodine Production Marumo, Luis Antonio Terremoto, Roberto NORM Contaminated Tanks - 11451 Vicente, Nuclear and Energy Research Institute Mikhail Bogod, ECOMET-S (Russia) (Brazil) 3. Simulations of the Use of Cosmic-Rays to 1:30 PM SESSION 81 Image Nuclear Waste and Verify the Contents of Used Nuclear Fuel Containers - 11341 Cybele Jewett, Vinicius Anghel, Guy The Uranium Mining Industry - Current Topics Jonkmans, Martin Thompson, Atomic Energy of and Issues Canada Limited (Canada) 4. Characterization of Legacy Low-Level Waste at Co-Chairs: Steven Brown, SHB Inc.; Erich Tiepel, the SVAFO Facility Using Gama Non- Golder Associates, Inc Destructive Assay and X-Ray Destructive Lead Organizer: Steven Brown Examination Techniques - 11405 Organizers: Larry Camper, Erich Tiepel, Rod Grebb Steve Halliwell, VJ Technologies Paper Reviewer: Erich Tiepel 1:30 PM SESSION 83 1. Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project Process Improvement, Implementation and Results - 11077 Radioactive Material Packaging and Craig Niemeyer, Lawrence M. Brede, Transportation Regulatory Issues EnergySolutions; Tom Rasmussen, Union Pacific Railroad Co-Chairs: Richard Yoshimura, Sandia National 2. The Global Reporting Initiative and Laboratory; Mike Nolan, Dade Moeller & Associates Implications for the Uranium Recovery Lead Organizer: Richard Yoshimura Industry - 11608 Organizers: Paul Jones, Larry Harmon, Olaf Oldiges Rod Grebb, Michelle Rehmann, HER Creative Paper Reviewer: Paul Jones Solutions, LLC; Katie Sweeney, National Mining Association 1. Effects of the MacArthur Maze Fire and 3. Development of the First Three Supplemental Roadway Collapse on a Spent Nuclear Fuel Environmental Impact Statements Tiered from Transportation Package - 11392 the Generic Environmental Impact Statement Christopher Bajwa, Earl Easton, US NRC; for In-Situ Uranium Recovery Facilities - 11617 Harold Adkins, Judith Cuta, Nicholas Larry Camper, US NRC Klymyshyn, Sarah Suffield, Pacific Northwest 4. The Coles Hill Uranium Project and Virginia National Laboratory; Kevin McGrattan, NIST Uranium Inc. - History and Analysis of Ongoing 2. Rail Risk: Severe Fires and the Transportation Studies - 11615 of Spent Nuclear Fuel - 11582 Patrick Wales, Virginia Uranium, Inc. Earl Easton, Christopher Bajwa, US NRC; T. Mintz, G. Adams, M. Necsoiu, Center for 3:15 PM SESSION 82 Nuclear Waste Regulatory Analysis 3. Spent Nuclear Fuel Transportation Package Seal Performance in Beyond Design Basis Waste Characterization for LLW, ILW, MW - Thermal Exposure Scenarios - 11391 Ionizing Measurement Methods - Part 2 Christopher Bajwa, Earl Easton, Felix Gonzalez, US NRC; Jiann Yang, Edward Co-Chairs: Stephen Croft, Los Alamos National Hnetkovsky, NIST Laboratory; Frazier Bronson, Canberra Industries Inc 4. Evaluation of Hydrogen Generation and - AREVA Group Maximum Normal Operating Pressure for Lead Organizer: Heinz Kroeger Waste Transportation Packages - 11016 Fon-Chieh (Jimmy) Chang, Peter Lien, 4. Strategies for Immobilization of Deep Vadose Michael Waters, US NRC Contaminants at the Hanford Central Plateau 5. The Availability of New Type B Shipping (Topic 7.10) - 11503 Packages for Transport of High Activity Sealed Glen Chronister, CH2M HILLPlateau Sources - 11485 Remediation Company Soil and Groundwater Justin M. Griffin, Los Alamos National Protection - Deep Vadose Project Laboratory; J. Andrew Tompkins, Vance and 5. Pumping Test Characterization of Deep Vadose Associates Zone Properties - 11415 6. Challenges Facing Low Specific Activity (LSA) Phoolendra Mishra, Shlomo Neuman, and Surface Contaminated Objects (SCO) US University of Arizona D.O.T. Shipments for D&D Waste Streams and 6. Design of a Grout System to Stabilize Wastes Retrieved/Pre-packaged Waste Containers - and Fill Void Spaces in the Chemical Processing 11589 Canyon on the US DOE's Hanford Site - 11584 Mike Waters, James McGrogan, Cavanagh Wade Woolery, US DOE Services Group Inc. 7. Geophysics and Site Characterization at the 7. Improving the Communication of Requirements Hanford Site: The Successful Use of Electrical for Department of Transportation Compliant Resistivity to Position Boreholes to Define Shipments of Low Specific Activity Materials Vadose Zone Contamination - 11509 and Surface Contaminated Objects - 11542 Malcolm Gander, CH2M HILL Plateau Julia Donkin, US DOE Remediation Company 8. American National Standard Institute 8. Treatment of Uranium in Subsurface Water - Development of New Standard (N14.36) 11616 Measurement of Radiation Level and Surface Jonathan Myers, Paul Hatzinger, Ernest Stine, Contamination for Packages and Conveyances Shaw Environmental Inc. - 11610 Ashok Kapoor, US DOE; S. Y. Chen, Sunita Kamboj, Argonne National Laboratory 1:30 PM SESSION 85 1:30 PM SESSION 84 The Citizen Voice - Impacting the Nuclear Renaissance Through Public Involvement Deep Vadose Zone Characterization and Co-Chairs: Susan Wood, Citizens for Nuclear Remediation Technologies Technology Awareness; Karen Guevara, US DOE Lead Organizer: W.T. (Sonny) Goldston Co-Chairs: Kurt Gerdes, US DOE EM; Dyan Foss, Organizers: Susan Wood, Jan Phillips, Melissa Nielson CH2M HILL, Inc. Paper Reviewer: Susan Wood Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Kurt Gerdes Organizers: Ed Alperin, Mark Frei 1. Turning Skeptics into Advocates: Nuclear Energy Communications 101 - 11054 1. Advanced Remedial Methods for Metals and Amy Lientz, Battelle Energy Alliance - Idaho Radionuclides in Deep Vadose Zone National Laboratory Environments - 11026 2. Development of National Defense Authorization Dawn Wellman, Shas Mattigod, Lirong Action Section 3116, Waste Determinations Zhong, Ann Miracle, Fred Tilton, Pacific and Other Tank Closure Decisions through a Northwest National Laboratory; Martin Foote, Transparent Public Process - 11406 MSE Technology Applications, Inc; Susan Linda Suttora, Sherri Ross, US DOE Hubbard, Yuxin Wu, Lawrence Berkeley 3. Public Opinion: Its‘ Impact on Nuclear Waste National Laboratory Management Policy and Planning - 11107 2. Deep Vadose Zone Applied Research Center – Rose Hayes, Site Specific Advisory Board-SRS Transformational Technology Development for 4. Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board- Environmental Remediation - 11074 Elements That Have Contributed to Our Kurt Gerdes, Rosa Ramirez, US DOE-EM; Skip Success - 11188 Chamberlain, John Morse, US DOE; Dawn Donald Bridges, SRS Citizens Advisory Board Wellman, Tim Johnson, Pacific Northwest 5. Non-regulatory Monitoring around Savannah National Laboratory River Site: Environmental Surveillance and 3. Scale-Up Testing Foam as a Remedial Carrier - Oversight Program - 11148 11029 Kimberly Newell, South Carolina Dept. of Martin Foote, Jody Bickford, MSE Technology Health and Environmental Control Applications, Inc; Dawn Wellman, Shas 6. Community Involvement in Finding a Pathway Mattigod, Elsa Cordova, Pacific Northwest for Disposal of High-Level Nuclear Waste - National Laboratory 11051 Susan Gawarecki, ORR Local Oversight representative will provide an ARRA and radioactive Committee waste management lessons learned briefing. 7. Yucca Mountain: A Regional Voice from Solo to Chorus - 11066 8:30 AM SESSION 88 Rick McLeod, Savannah River Site Community Reuse Organization - SRSCRO 8. Benefits Analyses for High Level Waste Panel: Global Networking - Resources for Safer Disposal - 11609 and More Efficient Environmental Remediation Robert H. Neill, New Mexico Environmental Evaluation Group Co-Chairs: Horst Monken Fernandes, International Atomic Energy Agency (Austria); Michelle Rehmann, 1:30 PM POSTER SESSION 86 HER Creative Solutions, LLC Lead Organizer & Panel Reporter: Michelle Rehmann Organizers: Horst Monken Fernandes Non-Paper Poster Session for Emerging Issues and Late Abstracts This panel will focus on and is a follow-up from the WM2010 series on ENVIRONET - the IAEA Network on Co-Chairs: Gary Benda, WMS Deputy Director - PAC Environmental Management and Remediation. The Chair; Linda Lehman, CH2M HILL Plateau network is actually promoting development of Remediation Company regulations, skills, training, technical outreach and Lead Organizer: Gary Benda funding needed to accomplish safer, more sustainable and efficient remediation. The network will also This session accepts new and late abstracts on transfer knowledge and lessons learned to encourage emerging issues until January 13, 2011. improved life cycle planning of future projects and prevent generation of new legacy sites with associates such as the International Forum on Sustainable Aluminum Solubility, Part Two - 11369 Options for Uranium Protection. Progress in Laura Smith, Rebecca Toghiani, Yunju Xia, development of network projects will be presented. Jeff Lindner, Mississippi State University 10:15 AM SESSION 89 March 3, Thursday AM Panel: Advanced Used Fuel Recycling & Disposal 8:30 AM SESSION 87 Options for Shortening Institutional Control Periods of Final Waste to a Few Hundred Years Panel: Waste Management Energy Facilities Contractor Operating Group (EFCOG) Meeting Co-Chairs: Kun Jai Lee, KAIST (Korea); Thomas Isaacs, CISAC Co-Chairs: W.T. (Sonny) Goldston, Savannah River Lead Organizer: Kun Jai Lee Nuclear Solutions, LLC; Matt Frost, B&W Y-12 Organizer: Il-Soon Hwang Lead Organizer: W.T. (Sonny) Goldston Organizer: Matt Frost This panel will address advanced Used Fuel Recycling & Panel Reporter: Nancy Rothermich Disposal Options. Recent progress in advanced technology for spent fuel partitioning, transmutation This panel will focus on the WM EFCOG and will meet and deep geological repository design can lead to to discuss a variety of issues of importance to US DOE innovative waste management approaches waste management operations. The purpose of the WM characterized by significantly shortened institutional EFCOG is to seek out and promote the best control periods. In some cases the institutional control management and operating practices, cost effective period (ICP) can be shortened to several hundred technologies and disposal options for all waste streams years, with the help of drastically reduced amount of generated at US DOE facilities whether destined for long-living radio-isotopes, heat load and waste DOE or commercial facilities. volume. Technical, economical and institutional viability of this sort of innovative approach will be the The WM Task Group will be focused on complex wide discussed in this panel session. Discussion & Path integration and technology transfer while supporting forward will be moderated by T. Isaacs, Stanford cost effective and efficient waste options. This will be University or Kun-Jai Lee, KAIST (Korea) achieved in a way that enhances complex wide communication and maintains a priority on safety, Proposed Discussion Topics and Panelists include: environmental stewardship and security. Each site a) Aqueous Partitioning - D. Warin, CEA (France) b) Pyrochemical Partitioning c) Transmutation Technologies- H. Ait Alamos National Laboratory; Kathy Johns- Abderrahim, SCK-CEN (Belgium) Hughes, SRNS - Savannah River Site d) Deep Geological Disposal of LLW/ILW e) Deep Borehole Disposal of HLW f) Advanced Partitioning, Transmutation and Disposal 8:30 AM SESSION 91 Impact Assessment - I.S. Hwang, SNU (Korea) g) Institutional Issues – Regulation, Safeguards, Program Management Improvements Through Security Risk Management Innovations 8:30 AM SESSION 90 Co-Chairs: Christopher Timm, PECOS Management Services, Inc.; Sherry M. Keeney, PECOS Management Services, Inc. Closure of HLW, SNF/UNF and Long-lived Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Christopher Timm Alpha/TRU Facilities Organizers: Neil Davis, Gerald Williams, Sherry M. Keeney Co-Chairs: Martin Letourneau, US DOE; John Greeves, Talisman International, LLC 1. Risk Identification and the Quantification of Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Martin Letourneau Sustainability - Comprehensive Financial Cost Organizers: John Greeves Benefit Analysis that Includes Environmental and Social Costs - 11553 1. Performance Assessment Inventory James Farrow, WorleyParsons Considerations at Savannah River Site - 11322 2. Taking Risk Assessment and Management to Ben Dean, Savannah River Remediation, LLC the Next Level: Program-Level Risk Analysis to 2. Basis for Section 3116 Determination for Enable Solid Decision-Making on Priorities and Closure of F-Tank Farm at the Savannah River Funding - 11563 Site - 11177 Jerel Nelson, R. Lee Morton, Natalie Johnson, Larry Romanowski, Savannah River Carlos Castillo, George Dyer, WorleyParsons Remediation, LLC Polestar; James McSwain, Terragraphics 3. Status of Tank Residual Characterization 3. Improving Quality and Service to Reduce Risk - Sampling to Support Waste Tank Operational 11159 Closure at the Savannah River Site: Tank Farm Nile Luedtke, Pro2Serve, Inc. Closure Project - 11206 4. Managing Risks During the Execution Phase of Rudy Jolly, Savannah River Remediation, LLC DOE Projects - 11245 4. Dissolution of Residual Hard Heels at Hanford Michael Kopp, Shaw E&I C-Farm - Caustic vs. Acidic Dissolution of Actual Samples - 11331 Heinz Huber, Gary A. Cooke, William S III 8:30 AM SESSION 92 Callaway, James B. Duncan, W. Blaine Barton, Washington River Protection Solutions Improved Flowsheets for Processing of TRU and 5. Corrosion Rates of 1-WT% vs. 8-WT% Oxalic HLW Acid on Savannah River Site Carbon Steel Liquid Radioactive Waste Tanks - 11413 Edward Ketusky, Karthik Subramanian, Co-Chairs: Andrew Fellinger, Savannah River Savannah River Remediation, LLC; Bruce National Laboratory; Sal Golub, US DOE, Office of Wiersma, Savannah River National Laboratory Nuclear Reactor Technologies 6. Inhibited Release of Mobile Contaminants from Lead Organizer: Bernard Vigreux Hanford Tank Residual Waste - 11447 Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Robert Jubin Kirk Cantrell, Nikolla Qafoku, Edgar Buck Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Steve 1. Chemical Development of the Next-Generation Heald, Argonne National Laboratory Caustic-Side Solvent Extraction (NG-CSSX) 7. Demonstration of Quantitative Waste Volume Process for Cesium Removal from High-Level Determination Technique for Hanford Waste Tank Waste - 11346 Tank Closure - 11139 Bruce Moyer, Peter Bonnesen, Christopher David Monts, Ping-Rey Jang, Zhiling Long, Borman, Lætitia Delmau, Nathan Ladd, Arbin Walter P. Okhuysen, O. Perry Norton, Rajbanshi, Frederick Sloop, Erica Stoner, Neil Mississippi State University Williams, Joseph Birdwell, Denise Schuh, Oak 8. Progress towards Closure of Material Ridge National Laboratory; Ralph Leonard, Disposition: Area G at the Los Alamos National Argonne National Laboratory; Samuel Fink, Laboratory - 11472 Savannah River Nuclear Solutions; Thomas P. James S. Clemmons, Mark Shepard, Los Peters, Savannah River National Laboratory; Mark Geeting, Savannah River Remediation, 10:15 AM SESSION 94 LLC 2. Development and Testing of Two Novel and Vitrification Compatible Classes of Ion Specific Stabilization for Legacy Waste Media for Application on the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant Supplemental Pretreatment Co-Chairs: James Marra, Savannah River National and Secondary Waste Streams - 11001 Laboratory; Christian Ladirat, CEA Marcoule (France) Mark Denton, Kurion, Inc.; William Bostick, Lead Organizer: Tom Brouns Materials and Chemistry Laboratory, Inc. Organizers: Ned Bibler, Gordon Crawford, Leslie 3. Further Development of Modified Monosodium Jardine Titanate, an Improved Sorbent for Paper Reviewer: Terri Fellinger Pretreatment of High Level Nuclear Waste at the Savannah River Site - 11215 1. BoroBond™, for use in Uranium Metal Kathryn Taylor-Pashow, Fernando Fondeur, Encapsulation and TRU Waste Management - Savannah River National Laboratory; Samuel 11223 Fink, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions; David Kevin Cook, Larry Addington, Elizabeth Utley, Hobbs, Savannah River National Laboratory Boron Products, LLC 4. The Suitability of Sodium Peroxide Fusion for 2. Stabilization of Hanford K-Basin Sludge by Production-Scale Plutonium Processing Dissolution of Uranium Metal with Carbonate / Operations - 11179 Peroxide Solution - 11210 Robert Pierce, Savannah River National Stuart Arm, Chris Phillips, EnergySolutions; Laboratory Paul Taylor, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Stephanie Holbrook, ORNL 8:30 AM SESSION 93 3. Portable and Modular Cementation Systems for Stabilization of Nuclear Waste - 11367 Gordon Crawford, Rich Martin, Sam Pearson, Glass Formulation and Melter Development EnergySolutions 4. Capture and Immobilization of Technetium Co-Chairs: James Marra, Savannah River National from Liquid Radioactive Waste Streams into a Laboratory; Christian Ladirat, CEA Marcoule (France) Stable Goethite Mineral Form - 11351 Lead Organizer: Tom Brouns Joseph Westsik, Wooyong Um, Nikolla Organizers: Ned Bibler, Gordon Crawford, Leslie Qafoku, Gary Josephson, Jeffrey Serne, Pacific Jardine Northwest National Laboratories Paper Reviewer: Terri Fellinger 8:30 AM SESSION 95 1. Technology Development to Reduce Mission Life, Life Cycle Costs, and Glass Volumes for US High Level Waste Vitrification Facilities - Waste Characterization for LLW, ILW, MW - Non- 11461 Ionizing Radiation Methods David Peeler, Savannah River National Laboratory Co-Chairs: Stephen Croft, Los Alamos National 2. Developing Model to Formulate High-Level Laboratory; Frazier Bronson, Canberra Industries Radioactive Waste Glass for the Hanford WTP Inc. - AREVA Group (Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant) - Lead Organizer: Heinz Kroeger 11383 Organizer: Frazier Bronson Rod Gimpel, Waste Treatment Plant Project Paper Reviewer: Stephen Croft 3. Development of the Next Generation Melter for the Hanford Site - 11049 1. A Technical Review of Non-destructive Assay Gene Ramsey, Michael Gray, Ron Calmus, Research for the Characterization of Spent Benjamin Garrett, Washington River Protection Nuclear Fuel Assemblies Being Conducted Solutions Under The US DOE NGSI - 11544 4. Formation Mechanisms of the Needle-Shaped Stephen Croft, Los Alamos National Crystal of Ruthenium Dioxide During Laboratory; Luke Campbell, PNNL; Jesse Vitrification of Nitric Acid Solution Containing Cheatham, ORNL; David Chichester, INL; Nitrosyl Ruthenium Nitrate - 11265 Jeremy Conlin, LANL; Mike Ehinger, ORNL; Youichi Enokida, EcoTopia Science Institute, Louise Evans, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Nagoya University (Japan); Kayo Sawada, Corey Freeman, LANL; Chris Gesh, Pacific EcoTopia Science Institute, Nagoya University Northwest National Laboratory; Jianwei Hu, (Japan); Takahiro Shimada, EcoTopia Science LANL; Alan Hunt, IAC-ISU; Adrienne LaFleur, Institute, Daisuke Hirabayashi, Nagoya LANL; Taehoon Lee, KAERI (Korea); Bernhard University (Japan) Ludewigt, LBNL; Howard O. Menlove, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Vladimir Mozin, Materials - 11038 LANL; Cathy Romano, ORNL; M.A. Schear, Los Marsha Keister, Idaho National Laboratory / Alamos National Laboratory; L. Eric Smith, Batelle Energy Alliance PNNL; James Sterbentz, INL; M.T. Swinhoe, 2. Radiological Transportation Accidents from A Stephen J. Tobin, Holly Trellue, Los Alamos Responder‘s Perspective - 11362 National Laboratory John Riley, Tom Clawson, Technical 2. Cosmic Ray Rejection of Spallation Events in Resources Group, Inc. Passive Neutron Counting Utilizing Coincidence 3. The North Ancho Canyon Project at Los Vetoing Techniques - 11290 Alamos, New Mexico - Challenges and Susan Smith, Robert McElroy, Canberra Opportunities - 11306 Industries Inc - AREVA Group; Stephen Croft, Colin Austin, Jim Portsmouth, Los Alamos National Laboratory EnergySolutions 3. A New MCNPX PTRAC Coincidence Capture File 4. State Experiences Utilizing Department of Capability: A Tool for Neutron Detector Design Energy Transportation Dollars and the Need for - 11432 More Clear Financial Guidance - 11108 Louise Evans, M.A. Schear, John Hendricks, Melissa Bailey, The Council of State M.T. Swinhoe,; Stephen J. Tobin, Stephen Governments - Midwestern Office; Jane Croft, Los Alamos National Laboratory Beetem, MO Dept. of Natural Resources 4. The Optimization of Combined Delayed 5. Yucca Mountain Transportation Planning: Neutron and Differential Die-Away Prompt Lessons Learned, 1984-2009 - 11256 Neutron Signal Detection for Characterization Robert Halstead, State of Nevada Agency for of Spent Nuclear Fuel Assemblies - 11419 Nuclear Projects; James Ballard, CSU - Pauline Blanc, Stephen J. Tobin, Stephen Northridge; Fred Dilger, Black Mountain Croft, Howard O. Menlove, M.T. Swinhoe, Los Research Alamos National Laboratory; Taehoon Lee, 6. Routes Matter: A Different Approach to Nuclear KAERI (Korea) Waste Transportation Planning - 11437 5. Characterization of the Hanford 324 Building B Fred Dilger, Black Mountain Research; Robert Cell - 11081 Halstead, State of Nevada Agency for Nuclear Walter Josephson, WorleyParsons Polestar Projects 6. Ultrasonic Techniques for the In Situ 7. Impacts of a Severe Road Tunnel Fire on Characterisation of Nuclear Waste Sludges - Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel - 11583 11275 Earl Easton, Christopher Bajwa, US NRC; T. Timothy Hunter, Simon Biggs,; Michael Mintz, K. Das, Center for Nuclear Waste Fairweather,); Jeff Peakall, University of Leeds Regulatory Analysis; and J. Huczek, Southwest (United Kingdom) Research Institute 7. Low-Level Cementitious Waste Sample 8. Thermal Response of a Nuclear Waste Retrieval and Analysis at Savannah River Site - Transportation Package Baltimore to Tunnel 11149 Fire Scenario - 11574 Aaron Staub, Savannah River Remediation, Narayana Rao Chalasani, University of LLC; Alex Cozzi, Dale Marzolf, Savannah River Nevada; Miles Greiner, University of Nevada, National Laboratory Reno; Ahti Suo Anttila, Computational 8. Disposal of Nuclear Graphite - 11043 Engineering Analysis Hans-Jürgen Steinmetz, Forschungszentrum Jülich Gmb ; Natalia Girke, Research Centre Jülich GmbH; Katharina Aymanns, Research 8:30 AM SESSION 97 Centre Juelich, IEF-6/PKS (Germany) Application of Innovative D&D Technologies 8:30 AM SESSION 96 Co-Chairs: Rick Demmer, Idaho National Laboratory; Anthony Banford, National Nuclear Laboratory Transportation Impacts on State, Tribal and Local (United Kingdom) Jurisdictions Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Rick Demmer Organizer: J. Rick Dearholt Co-Chairs: Ella McNeil, US DOE; Daniel Jordan, Enercon Services, Inc. 1. Remote Surveys of the BN-350 Fast Breeder Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Ella McNeil Reactor Refueling Pathway (Aktau, Organizers: Larry Harmon, Daniel Jordan Kazakhstan)- 11061 David Wells, Nuvia Limited (United Kingdom) 1. DOE Partnerships with States, Tribes and Other 2. A Proven Method for Performing Steam Dryer Federal Programs Help Responders Prepare for Segmentation on BWR Plants - 11479 Challenges Involving Transport of Radioactive Joseph Boucau, Westinghouse (Belgium); Stefan Fallstrom, Per Segerud, Westinghouse Jean Luc Lachaume, Nuclear Safety Authority Electric (Sweden); Paul Kreitman, (ASN) (France) Westinghouse Electric Company 5. Monitored Natural Attenuation (MNA): Is Past 3. Pioneering Risk Reduction on a FGMSP (First Performance an Indication of Future Results? - Generation Magnox Storage Pond) at Sellafield 11222 - 11495 Mark Kautsky, US DOE; Laura Cummins, Paul Farran, Sellafield Ltd (United Kingdom) Stan Morrison, Dave M. Peterson, S.M. Stoller 4. Submerged Water Jet Decontamination of Corporation Multi-Element Bottles - 11521 6. Design and Installation of a Disposal Cell Cover Alex Jenkins, Sellafield Limited (United Renovation Field Experiment - 11317 Kingdom) Richard Bush, US DOE 5. Experience with Gas-Phase, In Situ Processes 7. Assessing the Impacts of the Mercury Export for Reduction of Radiological Contaminants in Ban Act of 2008 on the US Mercury Recycling Process Equipment at Portsmouth Gaseous Industry - 11163 Diffusion Plant - 11343 John Elmer, S.M. Stoller Corporation Russell Riddle, USEC Government Services 8. Balancing Institutional Controls and Beneficial 6. Remote System for Characterizing, Monitoring Reuse at US DOE Office of Legacy Management and Inspecting the Inside of Contaminated Sites - 11133 Nuclear Stacks - 11567 Steve Schiesswohl, US DOE Office of Legacy Mario Vargas, William Mendez, Leonel Lagos, Management; Laura Kilpatrick, Esq., US DOE; Florida International University; Mark Noakes, Cheri Bahrke, S.M. Stoller Corporation ORNL 7. Characterizing Inorganic Scintillation Detectors for Determining Radiation Exposure - 11358 8:30 AM SESSION 99 Ronald Unz, Donna Rogers, Charles Waggoner, Mississippi State University Communication of Technical Issues 8. Brookhaven Graphite Research Reactor (BGRR) D&D Project - S.A. Technology (SAT) - 11243 Co-Chairs: Holly Bowers, Washington State Bill Kirby, S.A. Robotics University; Sonya Johnson, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company 8:30 AM SESSION 98 Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Elizabeth Bowers Organizer: W.T. (Sonny) Goldston ER Post Closure Challenges and Long Term 1. Waste Information Management System – Stewardship/Legacy Management Update 2011 - 11303 Himanshu Upadhyay, Walter Quintero, Peggy Co-Chairs: Dale Bignell, Washington Closure Hanford; Shoffner, Leonel Lagos, David Roelant, Florida Thomas Pauling, US DOE International University Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Dale Bignell 2. Sharing & Deploying Innovative Information Organizer: Thomas Pauling Technology Solutions to Manage Waste Across the DOE Complex - 11309 1. Weldon Spring Disposal Cell Performance: The Regina Crolley, Savannah River Nuclear First Ten Years - 11333 Solutions; Dean Newton, Turnkey Jane Powell, US DOE Office of Legacy Transportation Services; Terry Wentz, Mission Management; Yvonne Deyo, Rebecca Cato, Support Alliance; Mike Thompson, Savannah Randy Thompson, Terri Uhlmeyer, S.M. Stoller River Nuclear Solutions - Savannah River Site Corporation 3. Environmental Management Compliance's: 2. Status and Performance of the On-Site Community of Practice, Provides Framework to Disposal Facility, Fernald Preserve, Cincinnati, Promote Dynamic Communication Among Ohio - 11137 Compliance Professionals and Stakeholders - Jane Powell, US DOE Office of Legacy 11469 Management; Frank Johnston, William Hertel,; Connie Lorenz, US DOE Ken Broberg, S.M. Stoller Corporation 4. Texas‘ Efforts to Increase Nuclear Technology 3. River Corridor Contract - WHC‘s (Washington Workforce - 11407 Closure Hanford) Road Map to Closure - 11450 Kenneth Krieger, Linda Morris, Texas State Ella Feist, Washington Closure Hanford; Dana Technical College Bryson, US DOE - RL 4. Regulatory Actions to Improve the Management of Uranium Mining Waste in France - 11070 10:15 AM SESSION 100 March 3, Thursday PM Training, Education, Knowledge Management, 1:00 PM SESSION 101 and Communication for Safety and Performance US NRC/US DOE/IAEA LLW Performance Co-Chairs: Jeannette Hyatt, Savannah River Nuclear Assessment, the Safety Case (PRISM) and Long Solutions, LLC; W.T. (Sonny) Goldston, Savannah Term Monitoring Workshop River Nuclear Solutions, LLC Lead Organizer & Paper Reviewer: Margaret MacDonell Co-Chairs: Larry Camper, US NRC; Christine Gelles, Organizers: Jeannette Hyatt, Michelle Barker, R. US DOE Douglas Hildebrand Lead Organizer: Larry Camper 1. Workforce Development for the Nuclear This workshop will focus on common approaches, Industry – A Global Issue - 11332 methods, and tools used in performance assessment to Leonel Lagos, Florida International University demonstrate compliance with dose/risk criteria for LLW 2. Challenges and Best Practices Learned in disposal facilities. Discussions will also include the Twelve Years of Leading a University based international approach regarding use of the safety case Engineering Summer Camp for Middle School concept for LLW disposal facilities, and IAEA activities Students - 11382 pertaining to the project on Practical Illustration and Philip O'Leary, College Of Engineering; Carl Use of the Safety Case Concept in the Management of Vieth, University of Wisconsin-Madison Near-Surface Disposal (PRISM). LLW Long-term 3. Knowledge Representation in Safety monitoring aspects will also be addressed. The Assessment: Improving Transparency and proposed agenda and panelists include: Traceability - 11146 Francisco De Lemos, National Nuclear Energy Commission (Brazil); Terry Sullivan, a) Opening Remarks and Presentation of Panel Brookhaven National Laboratory Speakers - Larry Camper, US NRC 4. Keeping Score Using Automated Charts for b) Technical Basis of 10 CFR Part 61 LLW Performance Improvement - 11311 Classification System - M. Kozak, Robert Trivett, SRS INTERA, INC. c) NRC Recommended Approach for Performance Assessment Methodology for LLW Disposal - Boby Abu-Eid, US NRC d) Computational Tools Codes/Models Used by NRC Staff for LLW Risk Analysis & Examples - C. McKenney & D. Esh US NRC e) Current Issues in Part 61 Waste Classification System - A Proposal to Risk-Inform US LLW Classification System - Michael Ryan, ACRS f) An Overview of IAEA PRISM - Christine Gelles, US DOE g) Use of the IAEA Safety Case Concept in Management of Near-Surface Disposal PRISM Components and Approaches - G. Bruno, IAEA h) Performance Assessment and LLW Disposal – EPRI‘s Perspective (TBD) i) Opening the Discussion - Larry Camper, US NRC j) Open Discussion k) Brief Technical Summary – Boby Abu-Eid, US NRC l) 12 Closing Remarks - Larry Camper, US NRC Workshop Reception This workshop is included with a Full Technical Registration. For other conference registrants, the cost will be $150 before December 31, 2010. For attendees not participating in the WM2011 Conference, the workshop and social event only will be $195 before December 31. 2010. Please see the Registration form for more information or visit www.wmsym.org.