Building human capacity and maintaining trust in radioactive waste management

November 11, 2022, 3:05PMNuclear NewsMorgan Packer
The opening session of ICGR-6. (Photo: OECD NEA)

While deep geological repositories (DGRs) are the globally preferred and scientifically proven solution to store high-level radioactive waste, societal challenges remain. Given the long time frames associated with DGR development and implementation, and a rise in global interest in nuclear energy to meet urgent climate mitigation targets, building and maintaining human capacity is now even more of a priority.

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