THE URANIUMMINING AND STORAGE OF NUCLEAR WASTE IN CZECH REPUBLIC

  • Tomáš Čechák
  • Jaroslav Klusoň
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Abstract

The paper describes the situation in the uranium mining and spent fuel management in the Czech Republic. Uranium mining has a long history in the Jachymov area. By the 1960s Czech mines producing 3000 tons a year. After 1989 the uranium mine are mostly closed down and only one active mine in Rozna is active and it is being phased out.

Keywords

Nickel Migration Europe Cobalt Uranium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomáš Čechák
    • 1
  • Jaroslav Klusoň
    • 1
  1. 1.Physical Engineering Břrehová 7Czech Technical University in Prague Faculty of Nuclear SciencesCzech republic

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