Communication has a specific role to play in the development of deep geological repositories. Building trust with the stakeholders involved in this process, particularly within the local community, i...
20 February 2017
Summary record extracted from NEA/RWM/IGSC(2016)10/PROV concerning the topical session on the demonstration of repository technology.
12 October 2016
This report provides an overview of the state of the art in scenario development related to the long-term safety of geological repositories for radioactive waste.
15 December 2015
Summary record extracted from NEA/RWM/IGSC(2015)9/FINAL concerning the topical session on the role of geo-scientific arguments in the siting process.
7 October 2015
In the post-closure phase of a deep geological repository for radioactive waste, significant quantities of gases may be generated from various sources. The most important gas generating process is an...
11 March 2015
NEA News is the professional journal of the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA). It features articles on the latest nuclear energy issues concerning the economic and technical aspects of nuclear energy, nucl...
19 December 2014
Summary record extracted from NEA/RWM/IGSC(2014)5/PROV concerning the topical session on handling extreme geological events in safety cases during the post-closure phase.
8 October 2014
This document is the draft summary record of the 15th meeting of the Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC), held OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France on 10-11 October 2013.
23 May 2014
This document is the summary record of the 2nd meeting of the Salt Club held in Berlin, Germany on 16 September 2013. The Salt Club operates under the aegis of the Integration Group for the Safety Ca...
13 March 2014
This document describes the proceedings of an IGSC international workshop was convened in Braunschweig, Germany on 5-7 September 2013, with the purpose of identifying and compiling information on kno...
3 March 2014
This document describes the proceedings of an IGSC International Symposium held at the OECD Conference Centre, Paris France on 7-9 October 2013. The purpose of this symposium was to assess the practi...
19 February 2014
Integration Group for the Safety Case (IGSC) brochure on the long-term safety case for geological disposal of radioactive waste.
1 February 2014
This Technical Note reviews the relevant project-specific FEP lists recently developed (i.e. since 2006) by organisations assessing the post-closure safety of the deep disposal of radioactive waste. ...
19 December 2013
The first meeting of the Salt Club (SC-1) took place at the NEA Offices in Issy-Les-Moulineaux, France on 04 December 2012. This draft summary record reviews the main items and decisions.
10 September 2013
This document describes the provisional Programme of Work (PoW) of the Expert Group on Operational Safety in 2013 to 2014. Work activities outlined here were approved by the EG-OS at their kickoff me...
27 June 2013
This document defines and discusses the purpose and general contents of post-closure safety cases for geological repositories for long-lived radioactive waste. Its aim is to provide a useful point of...
13 February 2013
An important activity of the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) in the field of radioactive waste management is the organisation of independent, international peer reviews of national studies and proje...
8 October 2012
Safety assessment is an interdisciplinary approach that focuses on the scientific understanding and performance assessment of safety functions as well as the hazards associated with a geological disp...
18 September 2012
The Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) has an acknowledged role in organising independent, international peer reviews of national programmes and studies in the field of radioactive waste management. The NEA...
14 September 2012
Sweden is at the forefront among countries developing plans for a deep geological repository of highly radioactive waste. There is no such repository in operation yet worldwide, but Sweden, Finland a...
5 July 2012