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Unformatted text preview: 2. Waste in interconnecting tunnels 3. Waste would be packed in corrosion resistant shells with titanium drip shields D. Groundwater 1. Little recharge (<1 cm/year) 2. Water table is extremely deep (1000 feet) 3. ,There is some evidence from tritium that water has reached the water table in <50 years – probably through fractures. 4. If climate changes in next 10,000 years, recharge could change. III. Conclusions and Future Outlook A. Positive aspects of Yucca Mountain as a repository B. Negative aspects of Yucca Mountain as a repository C. Future outlook and timeline Link for more information: Department of Energy Environmental Impact statement summary http://www.ocrwm.doe.gov/feis_2/summary...
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course GLY 3882 taught by Professor Screaton during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '09