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Insights on Risk Margins at Nuclear Power Plants: A Technical Evaluation of Margins in Relation to Quantitative Health Objectives and Subsidiary Risk Goals in the United States
Drawing from the most current information on the progression of severe accidents at nuclear plants and the risks they pose to the public, this study examines how risk characterizations compare to quantitative safety goals.
Relative to metals and other materials, polymers have lower costs, lighter weight, better corrosion resistance, noise reduction, radiation resistance, and other beneficial properties. This report identifies new applications for polymers in existing and next-generation nuclear power plants.
Nuclear plant decommissioning involves characterizing, staging, packaging, and shipping large quantities of waste—which can have a major impact on project cost and schedule. This report summarizes waste management experiences, strategies, and lessons in the United States and abroad to guide future decommissioning.