[ RadSafe ] High Level Waste to WIPP

Maury maurysis at peoplepc.com
Tue May 22 15:55:36 CDT 2012

Hi Dan,
I too assume that our banter would not be taken in any mean or negative 
manner -- we were just playing with words a bit in the midst of the 
daily rat race that keeps everyone so tied up with truly serious issues.

Thanks very much for your consistently educational posts on the List

On 5/22/2012 9:37 AM, Dan McCarn wrote:
> Hi Roy:
> No problem!  Tongue and cheek works!
> I'm not sure how many in the group have actually participated in a major Performance Assessment (PA) project.  The work at WIPP was fairly straightforward since the geology / hydrology is reasonably easy to model given the conditions of the Delaware Basin.  But that is an important characteristic of any future repository: the ability to easily and convincingly model the features, events and processes (FEPs) to the
> satisfaction of the NRC and other licensing bodies.
> Because a salt repository has been licensed&  in use and the work behind the PA process well vetted&  understood, perhaps the shorter course of action for a national HLW repository would be a salt repository since Yucca Mountain seems to be off the table at this point.
> Best,
> Dan ii
> _______________________-
> On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 11:16 PM, ROY HERREN<royherren2005 at yahoo.com>wrote:
> Dan,
>      I sincerely apologize for my tongue and cheek attempt at humor regarding this issue and I want to thank you for your insightful information about
>   Roy Herren

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