A graceful exit? Decommissioning nuclear power reactors

D. Farber, J. Weeks

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As many nuclear reactors in the United States approach the end of their license periods, the nuclear industry is confronted with the challenges of the decommissioning process. How the industry and government manage this long, costly, and technically demanding task-which is not without risks-may impact the future of nuclear power.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8-21
Number of pages14
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Global and Planetary Change
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Water Science and Technology


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