Strategic Considerations for the Sustainable Remediation of Nuclear Installations

The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) formed the Task Group on Nuclear Site Restoration, involving nuclear operators, experts and regulators, to review the strategic aspects of nuclear site remediation. This report describes the concept of sustainable remediation of contaminated land and groundwater in the context of the decommissioning of nuclear sites. The report was prepared by the Task Group on Nuclear Site Restoration. Members of the group previously prepared a report in 2014 titled, Nuclear Site Remediation and Restoration during Decommissioning of Nuclear Installations: A Report by the NEA Co-operative Programme on Decommissioning. 

The new 2016 report can be viewed or downloaded at http://www.oecd-nea.org/rwm/pubs/2016/7290-strategic-considerations.pdf. The 2014 report is available at http://www.oecd-nea.org/rwm/pubs/2014/7192-cpd-report.pdf.

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