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David Blanchard

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-5376

PNNL Publications


  • Smith C., R. Schepens, D.L. Blanchard, R.W. Shimskey, and R.A. Peterson. 2011. "Pilot Scale Testing of Continuous Sludge Leaching Process and Near Tank Cesium Removal." In WM 2011: Global Achievements and Challenges in Waste Management, February 27 - March 3, 2011, Phoenix, Arizona, Paper No. 11377. Tucson, Arizona:WM Symposia. PNWD-SA-9246.


  • Blanchard D.L., D.N. Tran, D.E. Kurath, and T.L. Sams. 2010. "Development and Testing of a Near Tank Cesium Removal Process." In Waste Management Symposium 2009: Waste Management for the Nuclear Renaissance, Paper No. 9222. Tucson, Arizona:Arizona Board of Regents. PNWD-SA-8419.
  • Wagner G.W., L.R. Procell, D.C. Sorrick, G.E. Lawson, C.M. Wells, C.M. Reynolds, and D.B. Ringelberg, et al. 2010. "All-Weather Hydrogen Peroxide-Based Decontamination of CBRN Contaminants." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 49, no. 7:3099-3105. PNNL-SA-72305.




  • Brooks K.P., B.S. Augspurger, D.L. Blanchard, J.M. Cuta, S.K. Fiskum, and M.R. Thorson. 2006. "Hydraulic Testing of Ion Exchange Resins for Cesium Removal from Hanford Tank Waste." Separation Science and Technology 41, no. 11:2391-2408. PNWD-SA-7241.
  • Burgeson I.E., J.R. Deschane, B.J. Cook, D.L. Blanchard, and D.R. Weier. 2006. "Evaluation of Elution Parameters for Cesium Ion Exchange Resins." Separation Science and Technology 41, no. 11:2373-2390. PNWD-SA-7175. doi:10.1080/01496390600744423
  • Fiskum S.K., D.L. Blanchard, M.J. Steele, K.K. Thomas, T.L. Trang-Le, and M.R. Thorson. 2006. "Spherical Resorcinol-Formaldehyde Resin Testing for Cesium Removal from Hanford Tank Waste Simulant." Separation Science and Technology 41, no. 11:2461-2474. PNWD-SA-7162.
  • Peterson R.A., S.K. Fiskum, S.T. Arm, and D.L. Blanchard. 2006. "Cesium Removal Demonstration Using Selected Actual Waste Samples from the Hanford Reservation Tank Farm." Separation Science and Technology 41, no. 11:2361-2371. PNWD-SA-7149.


  • Arm S.T., D.L. Blanchard, and S.K. Fiskum. 2005. "Chemical Degradation of an Ion Exchange Resin Processing Salt Solutions." Separation and Purification Technology 43, no. 1:59-69. PNWD-SA-6222. doi:10.1016/j.seppur.2004.10.001
  • Burgeson I.E., J.R. Deschane, and D.L. Blanchard. 2005. "Removal of Technetium from Hanford Tank Waste Supernates." Separation Science and Technology 40, no. 1-3:201-223. PNWD-SA-6889.
  • Fiskum S.K., D.L. Blanchard, M.J. Steele, and J.J. Wagner. 2005. "Analysis of Spent SuperLigŪ 644 Resin Used for Cesium Removal from Hanford Tank Wastes." Solvent Extraction and Ion Exchange 24, no. 1:65-79. PNWD-SA-6867. doi:10.1080/07366290500388426
  • Fiskum S.K., D.L. Blanchard, S.T. Arm, and R.A. Peterson. 2005. "CESIUM REMOVAL FROM SIMULATED AND ACTUAL HANFORD TANK WASTE USING ION EXCHANGE." Separation Science and Technology 40, no. 1-3:51-67. PNWD-SA-6199. doi:10.1081/SS-200041760


  • Toth J.J., D.L. Blanchard, S.T. Arm, and M.W. Urie. 2004. "Partition Coefficients of Selected Compounds Using Ion Exchange Separation of Cesium From High Level Waste." In AIChE Spring National Meeting, Conference Proceedings, April 25-29, 2004, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2642-2651. New York, New York:American Institute of Chemical Engineers. PNNL-SA-41455.


  • Baer D.R., A.M. Marmorstein, R.E. Williford, and D.L. Blanchard. 1992. "Comparison Spectra for Calcite by XPS." Surface Science Spectra 1, no. 1:80-86. PNNL-SA-20565. doi:10.1116/1.1247674

Energy and Environment

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