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Policies and Strategies for Radioactive Waste Management

IAEA Nuclear Energy Series No. NW-G-1.1

English STI/PUB/1396 ¦ 978-92-0-103909-5

68 pages ¦ 3 figures ¦ € 20.00 ¦ Date published: 2009

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To assure the safe, technically optimal and cost effective management of spent fuel and radioactive waste, appropriate policies and strategies are required. This publication clarifies the differences between a policy and a strategy, and provides principal advice to Member States on the typical composition, mutual links and the process of compilation of such documents. It also offers options for and indicates approaches to the management of spent fuel and radioactive waste, thus enabling an effective spent fuel and radioactive waste management infrastructure to be developed.

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