Experience and Plans for The Decommissioning of Nuclear Reactors in OECD — Nuclear Energy Agency Countries
Decommissioning refers to the orderly disposition of nuclear facilities after their retirement from service, taking account of environmental, radiation protection, waste management and safety considerations.The activ‑ities involved in a decommissioning exercise can vary from simple closure of the facility with a minimum removal of radioactive materials, to complete plant disassembly and the restoration of the site for unrestricted release for other uses.As the nuclear industry reaches a mature state, decommissioning becomes an important consideration with significant activity foreseen in the not too distant future.
KeywordsNuclear Power Plant Heavy Water Research Reactor Nuclear Facility Nuclear Power Reactor
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