Engineered Barriers Law and Legal Definition
Engineered barriers refer to man made components incorporated into disposal systems which help in preventing or substantially delaying the movement of water or radionuclide toward the accessible environment.
Pursuant to 42 USCS § 10101, engineered barriers means man made components of a disposal system designed to prevent the release of radionuclide into the geologic medium involved. Such term includes the high-level radioactive waste form, high-level radioactive waste canisters, and other materials placed over and around such canisters.
According to 10 CFR 61.2 [Title 10 – Energy; Chapter I - Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Part 61- Licensing Requirements for Land Disposal of Radioactive Waste; Subpart A - General Provisions], the term engineered barrier means “a man-made structure or device that is intended to improve the land disposal facility's ability to meet the performance objectives in subpart C.”
Legal Definition list
- Engineered Barrier System [Energy]
- Engineer reconnaissance
- Engaging Men and Youth Program [Department of Justice]
- Engaging in Terrorist Activity
- Engineered Barriers
- Engineered-Barrier System [Energy]
- Engineering and Technical Services
- Engineering Integration Costs
- Engineering Standard
- Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Contract