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EVALUATION OF THE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN BELGIUM FOR RADIOACTIVE WASTE NOT LINKED TO THE NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE

Objective

THE OBJECTIVE IS THE INVESTIGATION OF THE SITUATION OF THE MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE OUTSIDE THE NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE, WHICH IS CALLED AMIRI IN BELGIUM (APPLICATIONS MEDICALES ET INDUSTRIELLES DES RADIO-ISOTOPES).

THE STUDY IS LIMITED TO THE BELGIAN TERRITORY. THE AIM IS TO SET UP A "STATE-OF-THE-ART" REPORT BASED ON INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY THE AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THIS TYPE OF WASTE (ONDRAF/NIRAS) AND BY A NUMBER OF WASTE PRODUCERS PROVIDING VOLUNTARILY THE REQUESTED DATA. THE PRACTICE FOR STORAGE, TREATMENT AND TRANSPORT OF THIS MATTER WILL BE COMPARED TO REPOSITORY PROCEDURES, SET UP IN PARTICULAR BY THE NATIONAL AGENCY. RECEIVED INFORMATION IS TO BE PRESENTED IN A STATISTICAL (ANONYMOUS) MANNER.

1. EVALUATION OF TYPES AND QUANTITIES OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE BASED ON A QUESTIONNAIRE TO BE SENT TO ABOUT 60 PRODUCERS.

2. ANALYSIS OF THE EXISTING PRACTICE IN BELGIUM, CONCERNING TREATMENT, STORAGE AND TRANSPORT OF THIS TYPE OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE IN BELGIUM, AND COMPARISON TO NATIONAL REGULATIONS.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

BELGATOM SA
Address
7,Avenue Ariane 7
1200 Bruxelles
Belgium