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Managing Siting Activities for Nuclear Power Plants

IAEA Nuclear Energy Series No. NG-T-3.7 (Rev.1)

English STI/PUB/2000 ¦ 978-92-0-121022-7

78 pages ¦ 9 figures ¦ € 40.00 ¦ Date published: 2022

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Member States continue to request guidance on introducing nuclear power to their power production strategy. This revised publication presents developments in managing siting activities since the 2012 edition. It provides the updated methodology and framework to assist Member States in site identification, selection, evaluation and licensing, and discusses aspects including nuclear safety and security, technology and engineering, economics and cost, land use planning and preparation, socioeconomic impacts and involvement of stakeholders. The intended users include decision makers, senior managers and other technical specialists involved in siting and site evaluation. It is also relevant for Member States seeking to expand existing nuclear power programmes.

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IAEA Nuclear Energy, Siting Activities, Nuclear Power Plants, NPPs, Location, Evaluation Processes, Nuclear Facilities, Management, Member States, Production Strategy, Framework, Site Identification, Methodology, Selection, Licensing, Nuclear Safety, Nuclear Security, Non-Safety Aspects, Technology, Engineering, Economics, Costs, Land Use Planning, Water, Environmental Impacts, Emergency Planning, Socioeconomic Impacts, Stakeholder Involvement, NPP Programme, Site Evaluation, Risks, Site Selection Stage, Site Characterization, Pre-Operational Stage, Objectives, Input Factors, Outcome

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