En radioprotection, on entend par « libération » la décision prise par l'autorité compétente de lever tous les contrôles réglementaires appliqués jusqu'alors aux matériaux et bâtiments radioactifs. C...
31 December 2009
The radiological concept of clearance can be defined as the release of radioactive materials or buildings from any further regulatory control applied for radiological protection purposes by the compe...
19 November 2008
L’enlèvement des matières irradiées et plus particulièrement du combustible à l'issue de l'arrêt définitif d'une installation élimine la source principale de risque radiologique, le risque de critici...
25 September 2008
The removal of fuel from a permanently shutdown nuclear facility eliminates the major source of radiological hazard, a nuclear criticality. Combined with the cessation of operations at high temperatu...
25 September 2008
Considerable international experience gained over the last 20 years demonstrates that nuclear facilities can be safely dismantled and decommissioned once a decision is made to cease operations and pe...
23 October 2009
Une des préoccupations majeures exprimée dans la production d'éléctricité d'origine nucléaire est que le démantèlement (déconstruction à un niveau donné) d'installations en fine de vie représente un ...
14 October 2005
Experience from decommissioning projects suggests that the decommissioning of nuclear power plants could be made easier if this aspect received greater consideration at the design stage and during op...
7 June 2010
Experience from decommissioning projects suggests that the decommissioning of nuclear power plants could be made easier if it received greater consideration at the design stage and during the operati...
21 April 2010
Nuclear decommissioning activities can greatly benefit from research and development (R&D) projects. This report examines applicable emergent technologies, current research efforts and innovation nee...
21 July 2014
Decommissioning of both commercially used and R&D nuclear facilities is expected to increase significantly in the coming years, and the largest of such industrial decommissioning projects could comma...
1 June 2015
Large quantities of materials arising from the decommissioning of nuclear facilities are non-radioactive per se. An additional significant share of materials is of very low-level or low-level radioac...
16 August 2017
The nuclear sector has in recent years been placing increasing attention on the need to better understand variations between cost estimates for the decommissioning of nuclear power plants, as well as...
27 May 2019
Nuclear sites around the world are being decommissioned and remedial actions are being undertaken to enable sites, or parts of sites, to be reused. Although such activities are relatively straightfor...
23 May 2016
This document is a summary record of the 36th Session of the Radioactive Waste Management Committee (RWMC), held in Paris, France on 12-13 March 2003.
21 March 2003
This document describes the main highlights since the March 2006 meeting of the Radioactive Waste Management Committee (RWMC-39) of each of its three working parties (IGSC, FSC and WPDD), providing a...
12 February 2007
This document describes the achievements and programme of work of the working parties of the Radioactive Waste Management Committee. It was prepared for presentation at the RWMC-43 meeting held at th...
9 March 2010
This strategic plan for RWMC was adopted at the RWMC meeting of March 2011. It expands and details the planning given in the Strategic Plan of the Nuclear Energy Agency for 2011-2016 that was approve...
28 July 2011
This cost control guide was prepared in response to the request from the OECD/NEA Working Party on Decommissioning and Dismantling (WPDD) – Decommissioning Cost Estimation Group (DCEG) to offer the i...
13 February 2013
This document describes the achievements and plans of the working parties of the Radioactive Waste Management Committee (RWMC). It was prepared for the 45th session of the RWMC in 2012.
16 February 2012
This document outlines the achievements and future plans of the working parties of the RWMC, specifically the IGSC, FSC and WPDD. Prepared for the 46th session of the RWMC held at the OECD Conference...
31 January 2013