Low Level Waste Repository Achieves Major Milestone

LLW Repository Ltd has submitted a far-reaching planning application which, if successful, will ensure the future of its site until 2050. The submission of the application follows news that LLWR has been granted a revised permit to allow continued disposal of wastes at the site – the culmination of 7 years’ work by the organisation.

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Characterization for Decommissioning: Yes, But to What Extent?

A comprehensible and verifiable determination of the radiological inventory is essential for the decommissioning management with respect to safety, time and costs. For example, right from the start of the post operational phase, the radiological characterization has to enable the decision whether or not to perform a system decontamination, or to investigate waste disposal pathways.

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U.S., Ohio Approve Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Site Deactivitation & Decommissioning Plans

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) and DOE have agreed to a plan to demolish the massive, iconic process buildings and other facilities undergoing deactivation and decommissioning (D&D) at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

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SRNL to Collaborate with Nuclear Protection Products on Next Generation Radioactive Material Packaging

An agreement has been made for collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy’s Savannah River National Laboratory and Nuclear Protection Products on a possible next generation of radioactive material packaging systems for the world’s nuclear materials.

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Radiation Safety & Control Services Consults Oil & Gas Drilling Companies on Safe Handling/Disposal of Radioactive Materials

Radiation Safety & Control Services (RSCS) now provides consulting services to the oil and natural gas industry on the safe handling and disposal of radioactive materials brought to the surface during drilling and fracking activities.

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