Radioactive wastes

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Abstract

Papers reviewed herein present a general overview of radioactive waste related activities around the world in 2016. The current reveiw include studies related to safety assessments, decommission and decontamination of nuclear facilities, fusion facilities, transportation. Further, the review highlights on 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 ecosystem, water and soil alongwith other progress made in the management of radioactive wastes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1487-1502
Number of pages16
JournalWater Environment Research
Volume89
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Water Science and Technology

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