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Proc. ASME. ICEM2023, ASME 2023 International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, V001T07A002, October 3–6, 2023
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ICEM2023-110228
... siting projects for nuclear repositories. In addition to Finland, the presentation also discusses successful siting processes in Sweden and Switzerland. Keywords: Nuclear waste, communication strategy, stakeholder, geological disposal, strategy theme, legal framework. 1. INTRODUCTION Correspondingly...
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Proc. ASME. ICEM2013, Volume 1: Low/Intermediate-Level Radioactive Waste Management; Spent Fuel, Fissile Material, Transuranic and High-Level Radioactive Waste Management, V001T02A028, September 8–12, 2013
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ICEM2013-96294
... In Belgium, the URL HADES was constructed in the Boom Clay formation at the Mol site to investigate the feasibility of geological disposal in a clay formation. Since 1995, the URL R&D programme has focused on large scale demonstration tests like the PRACLAY Heater and Seal tests. The main...
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Proc. ASME. ICEM2010, ASME 2010 13th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, Volume 2, 31-39, October 3–7, 2010
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ICEM2010-40019
... of the underground facilities is almost equal to the results during surface-based investigations. Keywords: In situ stress, geological disposal, Horonobe URL project INTRODUCTION In Japan, Neogene sedimentary rocks are being considered as potential host rocks for geological disposal. In situ stress is very important...
Topics: Stress
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Proc. ASME. ICEM2010, ASME 2010 13th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, Volume 2, 375-382, October 3–7, 2010
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ICEM2010-40175
... 07 04 2011 Overpack, a high-level radioactive waste package for Japan’s geological disposal program, is required for preventing sealed vitrified waste from contact with groundwater for at least 1,000 years. The weld joint between the body and lid must also meet this requirement...
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Proc. ASME. ICEM2010, ASME 2010 13th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, Volume 2, 441-444, October 3–7, 2010
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ICEM2010-40228
... 07 04 2011 Decision-making and work activities in the geological disposal program need to be implemented in such a way as to fulfill various requirements such as safety, engineering feasibility, quality and socio-economic aspects. Since a stepwise approach is applied for implementing...
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Proc. ASME. ICEM2010, ASME 2010 13th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, Volume 2, 279-285, October 3–7, 2010
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ICEM2010-40116
... (JAEA) and the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). The geological disposal research plan and the future research activities are outlined in this paper. JNES launched safety studies on geological disposal in 2003, the year it was established. JAEA and AIST joined...
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Proc. ASME. ICEM2010, ASME 2010 13th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, Volume 2, 175-184, October 3–7, 2010
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ICEM2010-40067
... etc. after the clearance was filled must be considered. In the design of buffer material and backfill material, those parameters must be systematically taken into account. Geological disposal Bentonite Buffer material Backfill material Swelling Clearance filling 1 Copyright © 2010...
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Proc. ASME. ICEM2009, ASME 2009 12th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, Volume 1, 715-722, October 11–15, 2009
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ICEM2009-16365
... 21 12 2010 Several European waste management organizations have started the work on creating a technology platform to accelerate the implementation of deep geological disposal of radioactive waste in Europe. There is an increasing consensus in the international community [1] about...
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Proc. ASME. ICEM2009, ASME 2009 12th International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management, Volume 1, 689-693, October 11–15, 2009
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: ICEM2009-16111
..., it immediately transfers to the shoots. Degradation of 14 C radioactivity in the solution and 14 C fixation on the root surface arise from the context of microbial activities. Geological disposal Organic carbon Rice Root-uptake Transuranic waste Copyright © 2009 by ASME Proceedings of ICEM 09...