How is the international nuclear community addressing the issue of nuclear decommissioning? Is there a need for regulation on an international basis?
Article from: OGEL Archive issue , in Nuclear Law and Policy
The decommissioning of nuclear sites and facilities is a growing area of concern for the international nuclear industry. Over the next two decades, over 500 nuclear installations will be potential candidates for decommissioning. Each project will have to consider various issues pertaining the process of decommissioning ranging from environmental considerations and costs, to that of guiding regulations. This paper analyses the international regulations and guidelines applicable to nuclear decommissioning and considers whether or not the national regulations in the ...