United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Recommendations for Shielding Evaluations for Transport & Storage Packages (NUREG/CR-6802)

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Manuscript Completed: November 2002
Date Published: May 2003

Prepared by:
B.L. Broadhead

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Managed by UT-Battelle, LLC
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6370

C. J. Withee, NRC Project Manager

NRC Job Code B0009

Prepared for:
Spent Fuel Project Office
Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Washington, DC 20555-0001

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Abstract

This report provides recommendations on the approach to use in the preparation of radiation shielding evaluations for transportation and storage of packages containing radioactive material. The various methods, models, and processes relating to the source term, shielding and measurement portions of the submittals are described. The recommendations in this document are designed to address the regulatory requirements in 10 CFR Parts 71 and 72 and supplement the guidance in the standard review plans issued for transportation and dry cask storage.

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