Nuclear plant decommissioning is simpler, faster, and less expensive when taken into consideration during the siting, design, construction, and operation phases of the nuclear plant life-cycle. This is also true for radioactive waste management. Managing Material and Waste from Nuclear Decommissioning is written by past and present members of the Waste Management & Decommissioning Working Group of World Nuclear Association: Michel Pieraccini (Waste Management & Decommissioning Working Group Chair), Mikhail Baryshnikov, Georg Brähler, Klaus Büttner, Olga German, Douglas Kerr, Arne Larsson, Geoffrey Rothwell and Evgeny Zhurbenko. Here, Stephen Tarlton, writer & analyst at World Nuclear Association, reviews the newly published report.
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