Appendix C
Statement of Task

The objective of the Committee on Technologies for Cleanup of High-Level Waste in Tanks in the DOE Weapons Complex is to provide recommendations on an approach for identifying technology requirements for remediating the high-level waste tanks across the DOE weapons complex. To this end, the study group will adopt an end state and scenario-based framework to expose technology needs for different alternatives of remediation. To illustrate the approach, consideration will be given to a select number of site specific remediation scenarios. Technology needs will be identified and reviewed for selected process steps within each of the scenarios. The scenarios selected will include a reference base case as well as alternatives that represent plausible bounding cases. Finally, the study group will review technologies being developed by DOE that support remediation of high-level waste tanks to determine that the right needs are being addressed and the right technologies are being pursued.



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--> Appendix C Statement of Task The objective of the Committee on Technologies for Cleanup of High-Level Waste in Tanks in the DOE Weapons Complex is to provide recommendations on an approach for identifying technology requirements for remediating the high-level waste tanks across the DOE weapons complex. To this end, the study group will adopt an end state and scenario-based framework to expose technology needs for different alternatives of remediation. To illustrate the approach, consideration will be given to a select number of site specific remediation scenarios. Technology needs will be identified and reviewed for selected process steps within each of the scenarios. The scenarios selected will include a reference base case as well as alternatives that represent plausible bounding cases. Finally, the study group will review technologies being developed by DOE that support remediation of high-level waste tanks to determine that the right needs are being addressed and the right technologies are being pursued.