DECOMMISSIONING OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES IN GERMANY - STATUS AT BMBF SITES Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title DECOMMISSIONING OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES IN GERMANY - STATUS AT BMBF SITES

Creator

  • Author: Papp, R.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Komorowski, K.
    Creator Type: Personal

Publisher

  • Name: WM Symposia, Inc.
    Place of Publication: Tucson, Arizona
  • Name: Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH P.O. Box 36 40, D-76021 Karlsruhe (DE)
    Place of Publication: United States
  • Name: Bundesministerium fuer Bildung und Forschung P.O. Box 20 02 40, D-53170 Bonn (DE)
    Place of Publication: United States

Date

  • Creation: 2002-02-25

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: In a period of approximately 40 years prior to 1994, the German Federal Government had spent about {approx} 15 billion to promote nuclear technology. These funds were earmarked for R&D projects as well as demonstration facilities which took up operation between 1960 and 1980. These BMBF (Federal Ministry for Research) facilities were mainly located at the sites of the federal research centers at Juelich and Karlsruhe (the research reactors AVR, FR2, FRJ-1, KNK, and MZFR, the pilot reprocessing plant WAK) but included also the pilot plants SNR-300 and THTR-300 for fast breeder and high-temperature gas-cooled reactor development, respectively, and finally the salt mine Asse which had been used for waste emplacement prior to conversion into an underground research laboratory. In the meantime, almost all of these facilities were shut down and are now in a state of decommissioning and dismantling. This is mainly due to the facts that R&D needs are satisfied or do not exist any more and that, secondly, the lack of political consensus led to the cancellation of advanced nuclear technology.
  • Physical Description: 5 pages

Subject

  • Keyword: Positioning
  • Keyword: Waste Management
  • Keyword: Federal Republic Of Germany
  • Keyword: Cancellation
  • Keyword: National Government
  • Keyword: Wastes
  • Keyword: Pilot Plants
  • STI Subject Categories: 11 Nuclear Fuel Cycle And Fuel Materials
  • Keyword: Nuclear Facilities
  • Keyword: Reprocessing
  • Keyword: Research Reactors
  • STI Subject Categories: 12 Management Of Radioactive Wastes, And Non-Radioactive Wastes From Nuclear Facilities
  • Keyword: Gas Cooled Reactors
  • STI Subject Categories: 21 Specific Nuclear Reactors And Associated Plants
  • Keyword: Decommissioning

Source

  • Conference: Waste Management 2002 Symposium, Tucson, AZ (US), 02/24/2002--02/28/2002

Collection

  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Article

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Report No.: none
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 827887
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc782025