The Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste

A Systematic Basis for Planning and Management at the National, Regional, and Community Levels

Prepared By
Planning Information Corporation
Denver, Colorado
September, 1996


Abbreviations

BN Burlington Northern Railroad
BWR Boiling Water Reactor
CCP "Current Capabilities" Scenario
CNW Chicago and North Western Railroad
DOE U.S. Department of Energy
DOT U.S. Department of Transportation
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
EM Environmental Management
FICA Facility Interface Capabilities Assessment
FRA Federal Railroad Administration
GA General Atomics
GE General Electric
GTW Grand Trunk Western Railroad
HANF Hanford
HLW High-Level Radioactive Waste
HM164 Hazardous Materials Regulation 164
HTG High Temperature Gas
INEL Idaho National Engineering Laboratory
LWT Legal-Weight Truck
MPC Multi Purpose Canister
MSC Miscellaneous Spent Nuclear Fuel
MTU Metric Tons of Uranium
MXR "Maximum Rail" Scenario
NAC Nuclear Assurance Corporation
NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NSP Northern States Power
NSTI Near-Site Transport Infrastructure
OCRWM Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management
O-D Origin-Destination
PSG&E Public Service Gas & Electric
PWR Pressurized Water Reactor
RSA Regional Servicing Agent
RSC Research Reactor Fuel
SF Santa Fe Railroad
SNF Spent Nuclear Fuel
SP Southern Pacific Transportation Company
SRS Savannah River Site
TMI Three Mile Island
UP Union Pacific Railroad
TVA Tennessee Valley Authority
WVDP West Valley Demonstration Project

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