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Radwaste Management

Management of Spent Nuclear Fuel


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In June 2014, the IAEA helped Montenegro to prepare over 90 radioactive sources for safe and secure storage. These sealed sources were contained in devices that were used primarily for lightning rods. This mission was conducted under the IAEA Technical Cooperation project Strengthening Cradle-to-Grave Control of Radioactive Sources in the Mediterranean Region (INT/9/176). IAEA Radioactive Waste Technology expert, Janos Balla, led the mission, 9 September 2014.


It is a widely held public misconception that disposal of radioactive waste is an unsolvable problem. Irena Mele, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy, dispels this mistaken notion, clarifying existing solutions and describing IAEA activities to assist Member States in this area, 9 October 2013

It is a widely held public misconception that disposal of radioactive waste is an unsolvable problem. Irena Mele, IAEA Department of Nuclear Energy, dispels this mistaken notion, clarifying existing solutions and describing IAEA activities to assist Member States in this area, 9 October 2013.

Tero Varjoranta, former Director General, Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK), describes challenges, milestones and future plans for safe management and disposal of radioactive waste and spent fuel in Finland, 15 August 2012

Tero Varjoranta, former Director General, Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (STUK), describes challenges, milestones and future plans for safe management and disposal of radioactive waste and spent fuel in Finland, 15 August 2012.

Magnus Vesterlind, Head, IAEA Waste and Environmental Section, discusses challenges facing countries in the safe management and disposal of spent fuel and radioactive waste, 14 August 2012

Magnus Vesterlind, Head, IAEA Waste and Environmental Section, discusses challenges facing countries in safe management and disposal of spent fuel and radioactive waste, 14 August 2012.





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Conditioning of Radioactive Sources in Montenegro - IAEA Mission in June 2014
Radioactive Waste
Spent Nuclear Fuel
Nuclear Fuel Cycle

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Conditioning Disused Radioactive Sources

Lightning rods are used to protect buildings from lightning strikes. In the past, such rods were manufactured to include a radioactive source. Now the IAEA is helping Montenegro to remove these sources and manage them safely, 5 September 2014.

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What is Spent Fuel and is it Waste?

Interview with Hans Forsström.

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Safe and Sustainable Radioactive Waste Management
5 September 2014 | The IAEA has organized this year's Scientific Forum (23-24 September 2014) to focus on the scientific and technological experience gained around the world, providing the basis for safe and sustainable waste management approaches. Read more →

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