Safety of direct disposal of spent fuel and of disposal of reprocessing waste
Titre du congrès :EUROSAFE 2006 Radioactive Waste Management
Ville du congrès :Paris
Date du congrès :13/11/2006
In 2005, the French Agency for Radioactive waste management (ANDRA) established a report on the feasibility of the geological disposal of high level and intermediate level long lived radioactive waste, in a clay formation. The hypothesis of spent fuel direct disposal was also considered. By the end of 2005, IRSN performed a complete technical review of ANDRAs' report, aiming at highlighting the salient safety issues that were to be addressed within a process that may possibly lead to the creation of a disposal facility for these wastes. The following publication presents the main conclusions of this technical review.