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Model Regulations for Borehole Disposal Facilities for Radioactive Waste

IAEA TECDOC No. 1827
English IAEA-TECDOC-1827 978-92-0-107617-5
48 2 18.00 2017

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Description

This publication is designed to assist in the development of an appropriate set of regulations for the predisposal management and disposal of disused sealed radioactive sources and small volumes of associated radioactive waste using the IAEA borehole disposal concept. It allows States to appraise the adequacy of their existing regulations and regulatory guides, and can be used as a reference by those States developing regulations for the first time. The model regulations set out in this publication will need to be adapted to take account of the existing national legal and regulatory framework and other local conditions in the State.

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Keywords

Radioactive Waste Disposal, Ground, Law and Legislation, Radioactive Waste Repositories, Waste Repositories, Predisposal Management, Model Regulations, Regulatory Framework, Borehole Disposal Concept, BDC, Disused Sealed Radiation Sources, DSRS, Safety Standards, Licensing, Accidents, Safety Regulations, Waste Management, Safety Assessment, Decommissioning, Reporting, Applications, Planning, Implementation, Safety Case, Safety Culture, Monitoring, Verification of Compliance, Safety Objective, Experts, Radiation Protection Officers, BDC Facility, Contamination, Containerization

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