The decommissioning of nuclear facilities

Guidance on the management of the generation and disposal of radioactive waste during the decommissioning of nuclear facilities.


The decommissioning of nuclear facilities

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This guidance covers preparation for decommissioning, the transition from operation to decommissioning, and decommissioning including any stage of care and maintenance, site remediation and restoration.

It will be updated following the publication of the guidance document ‘Management of radioactive waste from the decommissioning of nuclear sites: guidance on the requirements for release from radioactive substances regulation’. This is available from the SEPA website under the section ‘Joint guidance’.

Published 21 October 2013