UNCLASSIFIED. Global Threat Reduction Initiative. Off-site Source Recovery Project Organization of Agreement States Annual Meeting August 2012. UNCLASSIFIED. UNCLASSIFIED. GTRI Mission.
Off-site Source Recovery Project
Organization of Agreement States Annual Meeting
Every year, thousands of sources become disused and unwanted in the United States.
Licensees in many states do not have commercial disposal access.
While secure storage is a temporary measure, the longer sources remain disused or unwanted the chances increase that they will become unsecured or abandoned. Thus, permanent disposal is essential.
OSRP - http://osrp.lanl.gov/
To date, GTRI has recovered over 30,000 sources totaling over 839,000 Ci
GTRI primarily recovers Cs-137, Co-60, Sr-90, Am-241, Pu-238, Pu-239, Ra-226
2008 – Concerns raised by industry and government regarding disused sealed sources after closure of Barnwell
2009 – DHS public-private Nuclear Government and Sector Coordinating Councils (NGCC/NSCC) create Removal and Disposition of Disused Sources (RDDS) Focus Group to develop problem statement, findings, recommendations, and a messaging strategy.
Information on the Source Collection and Threat Reduction (SCATR) Collection of Sealed Sources for Disposal at the Waste Control Specialists Andrews, TX Facility
Information on the Source Collection and Threat Reduction (SCATR) Collection of Certain “Class A” Sealed Sources for Disposal at the Energy Solutions Clive, UT Facility
Unshielded, leak-tight container designed for use with IAEA LTSS.
Shielded transport container designed for shipping irradiating devices that are not certified payload in any other container and documentation (QA) is not available.
Will be used for Cs shipments up to 2,200 curies. Additional contents will be addressed with the use of both ANL and SNL disposal liners.