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Open Access Radioactive Waste Management

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Abstract:

This review presents a synoptic status of the literature published on radioactive waste management programs around the globe in 2008. The review includes geological disposal and depository characterizations, waste form development and property evaluation, clays as engineered barrier and repository material, mobility and fate in environmental compartments, decommission and decontamination, regulatory policy and safety, and concluding remarks.

Keywords: DISPOSAL; RADIOACTIVE WASTE; REPOSITORY; TRANSPORT; WASTE FORM

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2175/106143009X12445568400412

Publication date: 2009-09-10

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