In 2012, following a proposal from Japan, the Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations (CSNI) decided to initiate a joint project to conduct a study of the accident progression for the Fukush...
1 March 2015
Radioactive waste management is the safe treatment, storage and disposal of liquid, solid and gas discharge from nuclear industry operations with the goal of protecting people and the environment.
13 December 2019
THe Expert Group on a Holistic Process for Decision Making on Decommissioning and Management of Complex Sites (HDCS) continues to make progress with its forthcoming report to describe the scope of co...
13 December 2021
NEA Expert Group on the Application of Robotics and Remote Systems in the Nuclear Back-end (EGRRS) discusses how to improve the regulatory framework for robotic and remote systems applications.
14 December 2021
Nearly 100 experts from the NEA Analysis of Information from Reactor Buildings and Containment Vessels of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (ARC-F) Project and the Preparatory Study on Fuel Deb...
3 August 2021
A new NEA report on Ensuring the Adequacy of Funding for Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Management was launched in an online expert roundtable on 18 June 2021, where the NEA presented analysis...
1 July 2021
This Strategic Plan is intended to guide the NEA as it seeks to meet the evolving needs of member countries in the application and exploration of nuclear science and technology. The plan includes an ...
22 December 2016
The Forum on Stakeholder Confidence (FSC) was established by the NEA Radioactive Waste Management Committee (RWMC) in 2000 and serves as a platform for understanding stakeholder dialogue and discussi...
20 January 2022
Any long-term radioactive waste management project is likely to last decades to centuries. It requires a physical site and will impact in a variety of ways on the surrounding community over that whol...
14 June 2007
The Expert Group on Characterisation Methodology of Unconventional and Legacy Waste (EGCUL) was established under the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) Radioactive Waste Management Committee (RWMC) and it ...
30 November 2021
The NEA Expert Group on Fukushima Waste Management and Decommissioning R&D (EGFWMD) was established in 2014 to offer advice to the authorities in Japan on the management of large quantities of on-sit...
2 December 2016
Decommissioning of both commercial and R&D nuclear facilities is expected to increase significantly in the coming years, and the largest of such industrial decommissioning projects could command cons...
18 August 2016
This report is based on a study carried out by the NEA Decommissioning Cost Estimation Group (DCEG) on decommissioning cost elements, estimation practices and reporting requirements. Its findings ind...
17 May 2010
The cost estimation process of decommissioning nuclear facilities has continued to evolve in recent years, with a general trend towards demonstrating greater levels of detail in the estimate and more...
28 September 2017
This status report on Decommissioning Funding: Ethics, Implementation, Uncertainties is based on a review of recent literature and materials presented at NEA meetings in 2003 and 2004, and particular...
23 October 2006
At its fifth meeting, held in Paris, France on 8-10 November 2004, the Working Party on Decommissioning and Dismantling (WPPD) conducted a topical session on the Funding Issues in Connection with Dec...
22 March 2005
The NEA has published a report that surveys the aftermath, lessons, and achievements in Japan and the global nuclear community in the decade since the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident.
4 March 2021
This report describes the progress and the generic results obtained by the CPD during 1995-2005. Although part of the information exchanged within CPD is confidential in nature and is restricted to p...
11 October 2006
The NEA Co-operative Programme for the Exchange of Scientific and Technical Information Concerning Nuclear Installation Decommissioning Projects (CPD) is a joint undertaking among member country orga...
7 March 2011
This report of the NEA Co-operative Programme on Decommissioning (CPD) describes generic results obtained by a CPD Task Group analysing the need for remote technologies. The report examines existing ...
26 August 2011