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Restoration of Environments with Radioactive Residues Proceedings of an International Conference held in Arlington, Virginia, 23 November -3 December 1999

Proceedings Series - International Atomic Energy Agency

English STI/PUB/1092 ¦ 92-0-102600-5

697 pages ¦ 93 figures ¦ € 91.00 ¦ Date published: 2000


Proceedings of a symposium held in Arlington, Virginia, USA, 29 November – 3 December 1999. Radioactive residues can originate from several sources and may give rise to radiation exposure of people. The purpose of the symposium was to exchange information and to generally discuss the question of whether the restoration of environments affected by radioactive residues is required and to what extent it should be performed. These proceedings include all papers presented and discussions held at the symposium.
Contents: Opening session; Global overview; Restoration principles and criteria; Case Studies: A. Nuclear testing sites; B. Legacy of discharges; C. Accidents; D. Mining and milling activities; E. Residues from the termination of practices; Critical analysis of case studies; Role of public participation; Closing session.

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