United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

TH30  From Operation to Decommissioning: International Perspectives on Nuclear Power Plant Closure Considerations

Regulations and policy governing decommissioning activities, and the challenges, successes, and lessons learned from past decommissioning experience, vary among countries.  Speakers from France, Lithuania, Germany, Sweden, and Japan will discuss current and past reactor decommissioning project experience, including transitioning from operating reactors to decommissioning, regulatory and political challenges, waste disposal solutions, and other issues that impact decommissioning.

  • Gene Carpenter, Team Leader, Division of Inspection and Regional Support, NRR/NRC tel: 301-415-2983, e-mail: Gene.Carpenter@nrc.gov
  • Richard Turtil, Senior Analyst, Division of Inspection and Regional Support, NRR/NRC tel: 301-415-2308, e-mail: Richard.Turtil@nrc.gov
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