Radioactive Waste Management

Nuclear Energy Agency

Partnering for Long-Term Management of Radioactive Waste
ISSN :
1990-0325 (online)
ISSN :
1990-0333 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/19900325
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A series of publications from the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency on various aspects of radioactive waste management. The publications in this series of analytical reports and conference proceedings focus on the development of strategies for a safe, broadly acceptable management of sustainable and all types of radioactive waste and materials.

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    08 Apr 2010 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6610021e.pdf
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Partnering for Long-Term Management of Radioactive Waste
OECD, NEA
National radioactive waste management programmes are in various phases of siting facilities and rely on distinct technical approaches for different categories of waste. In all cases, it is necessary for institutional actors and the potential or ...
    09 Feb 2010 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6610011e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/towards-transparent-proportionate-and-deliverable-regulation-for-geological-disposal_9789264083554-en
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Towards Transparent, Proportionate and Deliverable Regulation for Geological Disposal
OECD, NEA
This workshop proceedings identifies the current status and needs for regulatory criteria for the long-term performance of geological disposal of radioactive waste.
    07 Apr 2009 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6609041e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/considering-timescales-in-the-post-closure-safety-of-geological-disposal-of-radioactive-waste_9789264060593-en
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Considering Timescales in the Post-closure Safety of Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste
OECD, NEA
This report reviews the current status and ongoing discussions concerning timescales in the post-closure safety of geological repositories of radioactive waste.
    04 Mar 2009 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6609021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/natural-tracer-profiles-across-argillaceous-formations_9789264060487-en
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Natural Tracer Profiles Across Argillaceous Formations
OECD, NEA
This technical report describes the results of the Nuclear Energy Agency's CLAYTRAC project, in which natural tracer data from nine sites was evaluated to assess potential impacts of disposal of radiological waste in geological repositories.
    04 Mar 2009 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6609031e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/stability-and-buffering-capacity-of-the-geosphere-for-long-term-isolation-of-radioactive-waste_9789264060579-en
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Stability and Buffering Capacity of the Geosphere for Long-term Isolation of Radioactive Waste
OECD, NEA
These proceedings present the outcomes of a geosphere stability workshop that focused on crystalline and other types of hard, fractured rocks which provide good buffering against external events and processes.
    20 June 2008 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6608051e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/regulating-the-long-term-safety-of-geological-disposal-of-radioactive-waste_9789264048133-en
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Regulating the Long-Term Safety of Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste
OECD, NEA
A conference proceedings presenting the variety of criteria applied and methods of demonsrating compliance to regulations concerning geological disposal of radioactive waste.
    14 Nov 2007 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6607091e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/engineered-barrier-systems-ebs-in-the-safety-case_9789264040885-en
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Engineered Barrier Systems (EBS) in the Safety Case
OECD, NEA
These proceedings present the main findings from, and the papers delivered at a workshop focused on strategies and methods to demonstrate that Engineered Barrier System designs will fulfil the relevant requirements for long-term safety, engineering...
    28 Sep 2007 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6607081e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/radioactive-waste-management-in-spain_9789264039421-en
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Radioactive Waste Management in Spain
OECD, NEA
In this workshop proceedings, Spanish stakeholders and delegates from 14 countries discuss current co-ordination of radioactive waste management decision making in Spain.
    03 July 2007 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6607061e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/linkage-of-geoscientific-arguments-and-evidence-in-supporting-the-safety-case_9789264021747-en
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Linkage of Geoscientific Arguments and Evidence in Supporting the Safety Case
OECD, NEA
This conference proceedings examines how geoscientific arguments and data are compiled and linked to create a unified description of the geological setting to support a safety case.
    30 Mar 2007 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6607021e.pdf
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Engineered Barrier Systems (EBS) in the Safety Case
OECD, NEA
These proceedings include the main findings and presented papers from the third NEA-EC workshop on engineered barrier systems, which focused on the role of EBS modelling in the safety case for deep disposal.
    29 May 2006 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6606041e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/disposal-of-radioactive-waste_9789264024403-en
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Disposal of Radioactive Waste
OECD, NEA
These workshop proceedings provide insight into Germany's new approach for the management of radioactive waste.
    02 Jan 2006 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6605121e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/radioactive-waste-management-programmes-in-oecd-nea-member-countries_9789264012110-en
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Radioactive Waste Management Programmes in OECD/NEA Member Countries
OECD, NEA
These fact sheets present the radioactive waste management programmes of 20 OECD/NEA member countries. They include information about the sources, types and quantities of waste as well as how and by whom they are managed.
    27 Sep 2005 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6605131e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/engineered-barrier-systems-ebs-in-the-context-of-the-entire-safety-case_9789264013148-en
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Engineered Barrier Systems (EBS) in the Context of the Entire Safety Case
OECD, NEA
These proceedings include the main findings and presented papers from the second workshop of the EC/NEA Engineered Barrier Systems project, which covered R and D, thermal management control, process models, and repository design.
    16 Aug 2005 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6605111e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/nea-sorption-project-phase-ii_9789264012073-en
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NEA Sorption Project Phase II
OECD, NEA
Presents the results of Phase II of the NEA Sorption project, which demonstrates the consistency and applicability of different thermodynamic sorption models to support the selection of sorption parameters for safety assessments.
    04 Mar 2005 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6605051e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/stability-and-buffering-capacity-of-the-geosphere-for-long-term-isolation-of-radioactive-waste_9789264009097-en
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Stability and Buffering Capacity of the Geosphere for Long-term Isolation of Radioactive Waste
OECD, NEA
Most experts worldwide agree that radioactive waste disposal in engineered facilities, or repositories, located in appropriate formations deep underground, provide a suitable waste management option for protecting humans and the environment now and ...
    02 Mar 2005 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6605021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/geological-repositories_9789264008311-en
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Geological Repositories
OECD, NEA
Proceedings of a workshop to exchange the latest information on political and technical progress on geological reponsitories.
    02 Mar 2005 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6605031e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/management-of-uncertainty-in-safety-cases-and-the-role-of-risk_9789264008793-en
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Management of Uncertainty in Safety Cases and the Role of Risk
OECD, NEA
Proceedings of a workshop discussing different approaches to treating uncertainties in safety cases for radioactive waste management facilities.
    05 Jan 2005 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6604171e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/dealing-with-interests-values-and-knowledge-in-managing-risk_9789264007321-en
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Dealing with Interests, Values and Knowledge in Managing Risk
OECD, NEA
These workshop proceedings deal with the local partnership methodology employed in Belgium in order to develop an integrated proposal to the national government to construct and operate a disposal facility for low-level radioactive waste that is ...
    30 Aug 2004 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6604091e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/strategy-selection-for-the-decommissioning-of-nuclear-facilities_9789264016729-en
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Strategy Selection for the Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities
OECD, NEA
This book presents the proceedings of a conference on strategies for decommissioning of nuclear facilities.
    25 May 2004 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6604051e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/geological-disposal-building-confidence-using-multiple-lines-of-evidence_9789264015937-en
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Geological Disposal: Building Confidence Using Multiple Lines of Evidence
OECD, NEA
These conference proceedings present papers on building confidence for geological disposal of radioactive waste given at the first AMIGO workshop held in Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland on 3-5 June 2003.
    19 Feb 2004 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6604011e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/the-regulatory-control-of-radioactive-waste-management_9789264106529-en
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The Regulatory Control of Radioactive Waste Management
OECD, NEA
Provides information on the institutional frameworks, legislative and regulatory frameworks, available guidance, classification and sources of waste and the status of radioactive waste management for 15 NEA member countries.
    02 Oct 2003 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6603211e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/public-confidence-in-the-management-of-radioactive-waste-the-canadian-context_9789264103979-en
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Public Confidence in the Management of Radioactive Waste: The Canadian Context
OECD, NEA
This third interactive workshop of the NEA Forum on Stakeholder Confidence focused on key areas such as the social concerns at play in radioactive waste management, how these concerns can be addressed, and development opportunities for local...
    27 June 2003 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6603201e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/engineered-barrier-systems-ebs-in-the-context-of-the-entire-safety-case_9789264103559-en
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Engineered Barrier Systems (EBS) in the Context of the Entire Safety Case
OECD, European Union
This report presents the outcomes of a joint NEA-EC workshop, organised in Oxford on 25-27 September 2002 and hosted by United Kingdom Nirex Limited, on Engineered Barrier Systems.
    26 May 2003 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6603131e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/engineered-barrier-systems-and-the-safety-of-deep-geological-repositories_9789264103450-en
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Engineered Barrier Systems and the Safety of Deep Geological Repositories
OECD, NEA
This report describes the state of the art for engineered barrier systems and provides a common basis of understanding from which to plan future programmes. It is based on answers to a questionnaire received from 13 countries and 17 organisations.
    26 May 2003 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6603141e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/safir-2-belgian-r-d-programme-on-the-deep-disposal-of-high-level-and-long-lived-radioactive-waste_9789264103467-en
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SAFIR 2: Belgian R&D Programme on the Deep Disposal of High-level and Long-lived Radioactive Waste
OECD, NEA
This report presents the common views of the International Review Team established by the NEA Secretariat on behalf of the Belgian Government to perform a peer review of the SAFIR 2 report, Belgiums program on the disposal of radioactive waste.
    17 Mar 2003 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6603081e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/the-decommissioning-and-dismantling-of-nuclear-facilities_9789264184886-en
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The Decommissioning and Dismantling of Nuclear Facilities
OECD, NEA
This report, intended for a broad readership, provides a concise overview of the decommissioning and dismantling of nuclear facilities and associated issues in NEA Member countries. It draws upon a database of fact sheets produced to a standard...
    14 Nov 2002 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6602181e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/the-handling-of-timescales-in-assessing-post-closure-safety-of-deep-geological-repositories_9789264099128-en
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The Handling of Timescales in Assessing Post-closure Safety of Deep Geological Repositories
OECD, NEA
These proceedings include the presentations made as well as a summary of discussions of the workshop on Handling of Timescales in Assessing Post-Closure Safety" of deep geological repositories for radioactive waste.
    18 Sep 2002 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6602161e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/stepwise-decision-making-in-finland-for-the-disposal-of-spent-nuclear-fuel_9789264199422-en
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Stepwise Decision Making in Finland for the Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel
OECD, NEA
These workshop proceedings present the history leading up to the Decision in Principle of Finland on the final disposal facility for spent nuclear fuel and examine future perspectives with an emphasis on stakeholder involvement.
    24 Jan 2002 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6602031e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/radionuclide-retention-in-geologic-media_9789264196148-en
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Radionuclide Retention in Geologic Media
OECD, NEA
These proceedings of the fifth GEOTRAP workshop, "Geological Evidence and Theoretical Bases for Radionuclide-retention Processes in Heterogeneous Media" look at radionuclide-retention processes and their consideration and representation in...
    16 July 2001 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6601121e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/scenario-development-methods-and-practice_9789264193536-en
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Scenario Development Methods and Practice
OECD, NEA
This report is a review of developments in scenario methodologies used in analysis of long-term safety of radioactive waste reponsitories and based on a large body of practical experience in safety assessments.
    18 May 2001 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6601061e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/using-thermodynamic-sorption-models-for-guiding-radioelement-distribution-coefficient-kd-investigations_9789264192935-en
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Using Thermodynamic Sorption Models for Guiding Radioelement Distribution Coefficient (Kd) Investigations
OECD, NEA
This conference proceedings examines how best to take radionuclide sorption reactions into account in repository performance assessment models.
    19 Apr 2001 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6601051e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/gas-generation-and-migration-in-radioactive-waste-disposal_9789264193086-en
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Gas Generation and Migration in Radioactive Waste Disposal
OECD, NEA
These conference proceedings examine gas generation, accumulation and migration in underground repository systems for radioactive waste: safety-relevant issues.
    02 Feb 2001 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6601011e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/confidence-in-models-of-radionuclide-transport-for-site-specific-assessment_9789264189393-en
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Confidence in Models of Radionuclide Transport for Site-specific Assessment
OECD, NEA
ThIS fourth GEOTRAP workshop, "Confidence in Models of Radionuclide Transport for Site-specific Performance Assessment" held in June 1999, addressed the issue of technical confidence building and provided an overview of current developments in this field.
    16 Aug 2000 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6600021e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/porewater-extraction-from-argillaceous-rocks-for-geochemical-characterisation_9789264182462-en
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Porewater Extraction from Argillaceous Rocks for Geochemical Characterisation
OECD, NEA
Provides a synthesis of available extraction methods, assesses their respective advantages and limitations, identifies key processes that may influence the composition of the extracted water, describes modelling approaches that are used , and...
    04 Feb 1999 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6699171e.pdf
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  • http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/nuclear-energy/geological-disposal-of-radioactive-waste_9789246180547-en
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Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste
OECD, NEA
This report is a review of developments in geological disposal of radioactive waste in the past decade. The primary sources of information are the answers to a questionnaire provided by waste management organisations represented in the NEA...
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