Barnwell

1 January 2000

Barnwell
Location: South Carolina
Opened: 1969
Affiliation: Accepts all classes of waste from the Atlantic Compact as well as 36 other states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico but will close to non-compact states during 2008
Neighbours: The DoEs Savannah River site
Site: 235 acres (95ha)
Total Capacity: 866,000m3
Availability: 76,000m3 remain, 62,000m3 of which is set aside for the decommissioning of the compacts 12 power units after 2031
Disposal rate: Will be capped to 991m3/y by 2008
Cost: For compact generators: >$15,900/m3
For outside generators: $57,400/m3
Operator: Chem-Nuclear Systems



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