Radioactive wastes

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Abstract

Papers reviewed herein present a general overview of radioactive waste activities around the world in 2015. 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)1486-1503
Number of pages18
JournalWater Environment Research
Volume88
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Water Science and Technology

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