Radioactive wastes

B. S. Choudri, Mahad Baawain*

*Corresponding author for this work

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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
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Ecological Modelling
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Pollution


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