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Abstract

This is the third progress report of the second European Community's five year R&D programme (1980 - 1984) on radioactive waste management and storage (shared expense action). The aim of the programme is the joint development and improvement of a management system of radioactive waste produced by the nuclear industry which, at its various stages, ensures the safety and protection of both man and his environment. The programme covers: a) Work to solve certain technological problems in the processing, storage and disposal of radioactive waste. Processing: - immobilization of low and intermediate level waste; development of processes and operation of pilot installations; - conditioning of high level waste: fuel claddings and residues from dissolvers; - processing of medium level liquid waste; - processing of waste contaminated by alpha emitters; - examination and evaluation of high level solidified waste; - immobilization and storage of gaseous waste. Storage and disposal: - burial of low level solid waste at shallow depth; - storage and disposal in geological formations; - performance and safety evaluation of waste disposal in geological formations. b) Work to define the general framework for the projects relating to the storage and disposal of radioactive waste.

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Authors: CEC CEC BRUXELLES (BELGIUM), CEC BRUXELLES (BELGIUM)
Bibliographic Reference: BOOK: P. 401, USD 60, 1983. ISBN 3-7186-0191-5. PUBL. BY: HARWOOD ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS, NEW YORK, USA. (EUR 8843 E)
Record Number: 1989122063100 / Last updated on: 1987-01-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en