Waste Management and Treatment of Decommissioned Radioactive Combustible Waste

  • Min, B.Y. (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute) ;
  • Lee, Y.J. (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute) ;
  • Yun, G.S. (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute) ;
  • Lee, K.W. (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute) ;
  • Moon, J.K. (Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute)
  • Received : 2013.07.31
  • Accepted : 2013.09.11
  • Published : 2013.10.30


A large quantity of radioactive waste was generated during the decommissioning of the KRR and UCF. The radioactive waste was packed into 200 liter drums and 4m3 containers and these were temporarily stored onsite until their final disposal in the national repository facility. Some of the releasable waste was freely released and utilized for non-nuclear industries. The combustible wastes were treated by the utilization of an incinerator with a capacity of on average 20 kg/hr.


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