The Regulatory Function and Radioactive Waste Management
International Overview
English, 24 pages, published: 12/30/05
NEA#6041, ISBN: 92-64-01075-0
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Other language(s):
- Français: La fonction réglementaire et la gestion des déchets radioactifs 
This overview presents an easily accessible synopsis of the regulatory control of radioactive waste management in 15 NEA member countries. It covers the management of radioactive waste from all types of nuclear installations, such as nuclear power plants, research reactors and nuclear fuel cycle facilities. It also addresses medical, research and industrial sources as well as defence-related sources where relevant. The overview should be of interest to a wide audience of both specialists and non-specialists.