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Title 10Chapter IIIPart 960


TITLE 10—Energy

CHAPTER III—DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

PART 960—GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR THE PRELIMINARY SCREENING OF POTENTIAL SITES FOR A NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY

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Subpart A—GENERAL PROVISIONS

§960.1
Applicability.
§960.2
Definitions.
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Subpart B—IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINES

§960.3
Implementation guidelines.
§960.3-1
Siting provisions.
§960.3-1-1
Diversity of geohydrologic settings.
§960.3-1-2
Diversity of rock types.
§960.3-1-3
Regionality.
§960.3-1-4
Evidence for siting decisions.
§960.3-1-4-1
Site identification as potentially acceptable.
§960.3-1-4-2
Site nomination for characterization.
§960.3-1-4-3
Site recommendation for characterization.
§960.3-1-5
Basis for site evaluations.
§960.3-2
Siting process.
§960.3-2-1
Site screening for potentially acceptable sites.
§960.3-2-2
Nomination of sites as suitable for characterization.
§960.3-2-2-1
Evaluation of all potentially acceptable sites.
§960.3-2-2-2
Selection of sites within geohydrologic settings.
§960.3-2-2-3
Comparative evaluation of all sites proposed for nomination.
§960.3-2-2-4
The environmental assessment.
§960.3-2-2-5
Formal site nomination.
§960.3-2-3
Recommendation of sites for characterization.
§960.3-3
Consultation.
§960.3-4
Environmental impacts.
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Subpart C—POSTCLOSURE GUIDELINES

§960.4
Postclosure guidelines.
§960.4-1
System guideline.
§960.4-2
Technical guidelines.
§960.4-2-1
Geohydrology.
§960.4-2-2
Geochemistry.
§960.4-2-3
Rock characteristics.
§960.4-2-4
Climatic changes.
§960.4-2-5
Erosion.
§960.4-2-6
Dissolution.
§960.4-2-7
Tectonics.
§960.4-2-8
Human interference.
§960.4-2-8-1
Natural resources.
§960.4-2-8-2
Site ownership and control.
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Subpart D—PRECLOSURE GUIDELINES

§960.5
Preclosure guidelines.
§960.5-1
System guidelines.
§960.5-2
Technical guidelines.

Preclosure Radiological Safety

§960.5-2-1
Population density and distribution.
§960.5-2-2
Site ownership and control.
§960.5-2-3
Meteorology.
§960.5-2-4
Offsite installations and operations.

Environment, Socioeconomics, and Transportation

§960.5-2-5
Environmental quality.
§960.5-2-6
Socioeconomic impacts.
§960.5-2-7
Transportation.

Ease and Cost of Siting, Construction, Operation, and Closure

§960.5-2-8
Surface characteristics.
§960.5-2-9
Rock characteristics.
§960.5-2-10
Hydrology.
§960.5-2-11
Tectonics.
Appendix
Appendix I to Part 960—NRC and EPA Requirements for Postclosure Repository Performance
Appendix
Appendix II to Part 960—NRC and EPA Requirements for Preclosure Repository Performance
Appendix
Appendix III to Part 960—Application of the System and Technical Guidelines During the Siting Process
Appendix
Appendix IV to Part 960—Types of Information for the Nomination of Sites as Suitable for Characterization

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