Radioactive wastes

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Papers reviewed herein present a general overview of radioactive waste activities around the world in 2014. These include safety assessments, decommission and decontamination of nuclear facilities, fusion facilities, transportation and management solutions for the final disposal of low and high level radioactive wastes (LLW and HLW), interim storage and final disposal options for spent fuel (SF), and tritiated wastes, with a focus on environmental impacts due to the mobility of radionuclides in water, soil and ecosystem alongwith other progress made in the management of radioactive wastes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1471-1492
Number of pages22
JournalWater Environment Research
Volume87
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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Radioactive Waste
Radioactive wastes
radioactive waste
Decontamination
Spent fuels
Radioisotopes
Waste disposal
Ecosystems
Environmental impact
radionuclide
environmental impact
Fusion reactions
soil water
safety
Soils
Water
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Keywords

  • Disposal
  • Radioactive waste
  • Repository
  • Transport
  • Waste form

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  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Water Science and Technology

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Radioactive wastes. / Choudri, B. S.; Baawain, Mahad.

In: Water Environment Research, Vol. 87, No. 10, 2015, p. 1471-1492.

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Choudri, B. S. ; Baawain, Mahad. / Radioactive wastes. In: Water Environment Research. 2015 ; Vol. 87, No. 10. pp. 1471-1492.
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