Radioactive wastes

B. S. Choudri, Yassine Charabi, Mahad Baawain, Mushtaque Ahmed

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Papers reviewed herein present a general overview of radioactive waste related activities around the world in 2016. The current reveiw include studies related to safety assessments, decommission and decontamination of nuclear facilities, fusion facilities, transportation. Further, the review highlights on management solutions for the final disposal of low and high level radioactive wastes (LLW and HLW), interim storage and final disposal options for spent fuel (SF), and tritiated wastes, with a focus on environmental impacts due to the mobility of radionuclides in ecosystem, water and soil alongwith other progress made in the management of radioactive wastes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1487-1502
Number of pages16
JournalWater Environment Research
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • Disposal
  • Radioactive waste
  • Repository
  • Transport
  • Waste form

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Ecological Modelling
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Pollution


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