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  • Amano: "Safe, Sustainable, Viable Waste Management"

    2014-04-15 | Director General Yukiya Amano decided to focus on radioactive waste management at the next Scientific Forum, which will be held on 23 and 24 September 2014 during the 58th General Conference. In an interview with the NEFW Newsletter, he explains why the Forum would be interesting for all IAEA Member States. Read More →

2014-04-15
  • IAEA DG Amano talks to NEFW Newsletter on radioactive waste management

    2014-04-15 | The latest edition of the NEFW Newsletter features an interview with the IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano on the upcoming Scientific Forum, which will focus on radioactive waste management. The spectrum of articles stretch from uranium mining and research reactors to IAEA Fukushima missions on environmental remediation and decommissioning. Read More →

2014-02-07
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  • A Hard Month's Work in Manila

    2013-06-04 | Security managers keep a watchful eye on spent radioactive sources. These disused sources, which are used in medicine, industry and research, present a potential security threat. It is essential to package, store and eventually dispose of these spent sources safely and securely. Read More →

2013-05-22
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2012-09-26 Decommissioning
2012-08-21
  • Keeping it Safe: Spent Fuel & Radioactive Waste Management

    2012-08-21 | Like any form of industrial activity, electricity production using nuclear power generates spent fuel and radioactive waste as a by-product. Non-power nuclear activities also produce radioactive waste. The IAEA is assisting countries in managing their spent fuel and radioactive waste safely and responsibly. Read More →

2012-07-26
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  • WATEC 2012

    2012-04-20 | Members of WATEC met at the IAEA to discuss current and future developments in the area of radioactive waste management. Read More →

2012-04-05
2012-04-02
  • Over a Hundred Disused Sealed Sources Collected in Honduras

    2012-04-02 | With support from the IAEA, 124 disused sealed radioactive sources, many of them used in medical care, were recovered in Honduras and transferred to the country's central storage facility, following the approved procedures and with authorization of the national regulator. Read More →

2012-03-19
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2012-01-16
  • Dealing with Nuclear Waste

    2012-01-16 | Managing nuclear waste safely is essential to the public acceptance of nuclear energy. In an MNB interview, Irena Mele, Head of the IAEA's Waste Technology Section, talks about her Section's activities in this area Read More →

2011-12-22 Decommissioning
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2011-09-14 Decommissioning
2011-08-26 Decommissioning
2011-08-05
2011-07-14
  • Redevelopment and Reuse of Nuclear Facilities and Sites

    2011-07-14 | Decommissioning should not be the endpoint of a nuclear facility or site; rather, it should provide an opportunity for redevelopment and reuse. This new report in the NE Series provides an overview of decommissioning projects implemented worldwide, where the decommissioned sites were reused for new purposes; and it highlights lessons learned from these projects. Read More →

2011-06-24 Decommissioning
2011-02-25
  • Waiting for a Clean Slate

    2011-02-25 | Horst Monken Fernandes, IAEA Environmental Remediation Specialist, talks about the need for remediation at the Koshkar-Ata site, which is 8 km from the town of Aktau in Kazakhstan. Read More →

2011-02-25
2011-02-25
  • Coming Full Circle

    2011-02-25 | Radioactive contamination knows no borders, thus globally effective management is essential. The IAEA works to protect people and the environment from harmful radiation exposure. Read More →

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