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Beyond Decommissioning

Beyond Decommissioning Book
Author : Michele Laraia
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2019-06-08
ISBN : 008102875X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Beyond Decommissioning: The Reuse and Redevelopment of Nuclear Installations presents the most up-to-date research and guidance on the reuse and redevelopment of nuclear plants and sites. Consultant Michele Laraia extensively builds upon experience from the redevelopment of non-nuclear industrial sites, a technical field that has considerably predated nuclear applications, to help the reader gain a very thorough and practical understanding of the redevelopment opportunities for decommissioned nuclear sites. Laraia emphasizes the socioeconomic and financial benefits from very early planning for site reuse, including how to manage the decommissioning transition, anticipate financial issues, and effectively utilize available resources. With an increasing number of decommissioning projects being conducted worldwide, it is critical that knowledge gained by experts with hands-on experience is passed on to the younger generation of nuclear professionals. Besides, this book describes the experiences of non-nuclear organizations that have reutilized the human, financial, and physical site assets, with adaptations, for a new productive mission, making it a key reference for all parties associated with nuclear operation and decommissioning. Those responsible for nuclear operation and decommissioning are encouraged to incorporate site reuse within an integrated, beginning-to-end view of their projects. The book also appeals to nuclear regulators as it highlights more opportunities to complete nuclear decommissioning safely, speedily, and in the best interests of all concerned parties. Includes lessons learned from worldwide case studies of reuse and repurposing of nuclear plants from both the nuclear and non-nuclear industries Provides practical guidance on a broad-spectrum of factors and opportunities for nuclear decommissioning Identifies the roles and responsibilities of parties involved, including nuclear operators, regulators and authorities, land planners and environmentalists

Offshore Decommissioning and Beyond Reuse Case

Offshore Decommissioning and Beyond   Reuse Case Book
Author : Dejan (Deki) Djokic
Publisher : Dejan Djokic
Release : 2020-01-06
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Why and how to avoid costly removal of the decommissioned offshore (oil and gas) asset, by giving it a 'second' life.

Nuclear Decommissioning Case Studies

Nuclear Decommissioning Case Studies Book
Author : Michele Laraia
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-06-25
ISBN : 0323914896
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nuclear Decommissioning Case Studies: Policies, Strategies, Planning and Knowledge Management focuses on policy, strategy, planning and knowledge management in nuclear decommissioning, offering readers guidance on events that occur in early stages of the lifecycle. The book helps readers plan in advance to avoid and reduce schedule delays and cost overruns to ensure a smooth, safe and successful decommissioning. Events covered in this book range from top-level conception, to strategy selection, the drafting of procedures, and the sharing of best practices. Alongside the other case study books in this series, readers will obtain an understanding of various key points and lessons learned. Decommissioning experts, including regulators, operators, waste managers, researchers and academics will find this book to be suitable supplementary material to Michele Laraia’s reference works on the theory and applications of nuclear decommissioning. Presents a selection of global case studies that focus on the early stages of nuclear decommissioning Highlights the need to ensure sustainability plans are in place at the beginning of a nuclear project Informs decision-makers on selecting the best options Assists the reader in setting clear plans and strategies to avoid schedule delays and cost overruns

Nuclear Decommissioning

Nuclear Decommissioning Book
Author : Michele Laraia
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2012-02-21
ISBN : 0857095331
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Once a nuclear installation has reached the end of its safe and economical operational lifetime, the need for its decommissioning arises. Different strategies can be employed for nuclear decommissioning, based on the evaluation of particular hazards and their attendant risks, as well as on the analysis of costs of clean-up and waste management. This allows for decommissioning either soon after permanent shutdown, or perhaps a long time later, the latter course allowing for radioactivity levels to drop in any activated or contaminated components. It is crucial for clear processes and best practices to be applied in decommissioning such installations and sites, particular where any significant health and environmental risks exist. This book critically reviews the nuclear decommissioning processes and technologies applicable to nuclear power plants and other civilian nuclear facilities. Part one focuses on the fundamental planning issues in starting a nuclear decommissioning process, from principles and safety regulations, to financing and project management. Part two covers the execution phase of nuclear decommissioning projects, detailing processes and technologies such as dismantling, decontamination, and radioactive waste management, as well as environmental remediation, site clearance and reuse. Finally, part three details international experience in the decommissioning of nuclear applications, including the main nuclear reactor types and nuclear fuel cycle facilities, as well as small nuclear facilities and legacy nuclear waste sites. Critically reviews nuclear decommissioning processes and technologies applicable to nuclear power plants and other civilian nuclear facilities Discusses the fundamental planning issues in starting a nuclear decommissioning process Considers the execution phase of nuclear decommissioning projects, including dismantling, decontamination, and radioactive waste management, as well as environmental remediation, site clearance and reuse

Going Beyond the Waterfall

Going Beyond the Waterfall Book
Author : Barbara Davis,Darren Radford
Publisher : J. Ross Publishing
Release : 2014-06-10
ISBN : 160427090X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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“...the authors provide very sound and realistic advice for the types of projects envisaged, not necessarily only IT projects. For readers in senior positions, the book provides a good read and actionable advice and templates for advancing the cause of the enterprise at its upper levels. After all, as the authors observe, ‘The next decade of digital business will see continued pressure for organizations to react quickly to changing conditions in the economy, market, and competition’.” —R. Max Wideman, Fellow, PMI Every year technology projects face hard decisions about how to mitigate risk and address challenges as teams work on creating useful solutions to deliver promised business value. Those decisions impact scope at every step and help to evolve it until the final product is delivered and implemented. Scope can longer be set in stone! This book will help project teams understand how and when scope changes and evolves as a part of a living-development process by answering the ultimate question: “Are we doing the right things the right way?” Going Beyond the Waterfall explains how to define scope at the outset of a project. It provides a solid model for predicting and managing solution scope across a project life cycle where the decisions and actions of every team member contribute to that evolutionary process. In addition, it identifies the impacts that key tasks and activities will have on scope and how each can be managed effectively to prevent unnecessary scope creep and reduce run-away projects.

Lost Creek ISR Project in Sweetwater County

Lost Creek ISR Project in Sweetwater County Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2011
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Radiation and Radioactivity on Earth and Beyond

Radiation and Radioactivity on Earth and Beyond Book
Author : Ivan G. Draganic,Jean-Pierre Adloff
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2020-08-26
ISBN : 1000144372
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book features information regarding the Chernobyl nuclear accident, the production of elementary particles, radiation exposure, the geopolitical effects of the end of the nuclear arms race between the U.S. and the former Soviet Union, and the future of nuclear power.

In situ Leach Uranium Milling Facilities

In situ Leach Uranium Milling Facilities Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2009
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nuclear Decommissioning and Society

Nuclear Decommissioning and Society Book
Author : Martin J. Pasqualetti
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-03-28
ISBN : 1000007499
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Originally published in 1990. This book argues that a better understanding of the social impact of decommissioning - in areas such as jobs, waste, economics, opinion, law, public policy, land-use and legacies - is vital to the successful application of any technical solution. The issues raised are divided into three areas which deal with those problems that have already been recognized, the questions that decommissioning itself will raise and those that may result from likely future developments. The book aims to initiate a process of appraisal by examining several of the more obvious social ties to decommissioning.

Above and Beyond

Above and Beyond Book
Author : Charles Patrick Weiland
Publisher : Pacifica Press (CA)
Release : 1997
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book covers Weiland's experiences in WW II with Marine air squadrons VMO-251 (Guadalcanal) and VMF-452 (USS Franklin). Weiland was born in Ashton, SD and died in Beaufort, SC.

Sequoyah Nuclear Plant Units 1 and 2

Sequoyah Nuclear Plant Units 1 and 2 Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1974
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Palgrave Handbook of Managing Fossil Fuels and Energy Transitions

The Palgrave Handbook of Managing Fossil Fuels and Energy Transitions Book
Author : Geoffrey Wood,Keith Baker
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2019-11-12
ISBN : 3030280764
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This Handbook is the first volume to comprehensively analyse and problem-solve how to manage the decline of fossil fuels as the world tackles climate change and shifts towards a low-carbon energy transition. The overall findings are straight-forward and unsurprising: although fossil fuels have powered the industrialisation of many nations and improved the lives of hundreds of millions of people, another century dominated by fossil fuels would be disastrous. Fossil fuels and associated greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced to a level that avoids rising temperatures and rising risks in support of a just and sustainable energy transition. Divided into four sections and 25 contributions from global leading experts, the chapters span a wide range of energy technologies and sources including fossil fuels, carbon mitigation options, renewables, low carbon energy, energy storage, electric vehicles and energy sectors (electricity, heat and transport). They cover varied legal jurisdictions and multiple governance approaches encompassing multi- and inter-disciplinary technological, environmental, social, economic, political, legal and policy perspectives with timely case studies from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America and the Pacific. Providing an insightful contribution to the literature and a much-needed synthesis of the field as a whole, this book will have great appeal to decision makers, practitioners, students and scholars in the field of energy transition studies seeking a comprehensive understanding of the opportunities and challenges in managing the decline of fossil fuels.

Federal Register

Federal Register Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1988-06-27
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Generic EIS for Nuclear Power Plant Operating Licenses Renewal

Generic EIS for Nuclear Power Plant Operating Licenses Renewal Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1996
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Uncertainty and Catastrophe Management

Uncertainty and Catastrophe Management Book
Author : Akira Ishikawa,Atsushi Tsujimoto
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2015-11-30
ISBN : 9814644978
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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' Natural disasters, instability in the finance and banking sector, widespread social protests, and other crisis situations have increasingly become the focus of public attention. With the growing visibility of such events, accelerated by the rise and proliferation of social media, the study of risk and crisis management in the Internet age is of vital importance. Uncertainty and Catastrophe Management is a clear and comprehensive guide to a variety of crises, and seeks to offer practical advice on how best to avoid them, minimize loss and damage once they have occurred, and how best to recover from these situations. The book examines 104 cases that run the gamut from natural disasters such as the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, to social movements like the Ukrainian protests in 2013, from the Syrian Electronic Army''s cyber-attacks, to the reputational damage to firms in the wake of a corporate scandal. This book is a revised and expanded edition of Akira Ishikawa and Atsushi Tsujimoto''s book, Risk and Crisis Management: 101 Cases, and explores a number of recent events. It draws on the expertise of the contributors to the volume to create a well-rounded book that will benefit professionals, academics, and the general public alike. In particular, safety professionals, public management professionals, CEOs, CIOs, students and researchers will appreciate its pragmatic approach to dealing with and recovering from crises in the interest of long-term survival and sustainability. Contents:Risk and Crisis Management for Natural Disaster: Case 1–28:How Communication Technology Must Be Harnessed in an Emergency (Akira Ishikawa)How to Deal with Psychological Stress (Akira Ishikawa)How to Get the Injured to Hospital (Akira Ishikawa)What do the Edlerly Need to do to Plan for Disasters? (Yiwei Li)The Role of Science Museum which shows Disaster Articles (Atsushi Tsujimoto)Risk and Crisis Management for Daily Life: Case 29–61:What to Do If a War Breaks Out While in a Foreign Country (Akira Ishikawa)Why Portable Toilets are Essential (Akira Ishikawa)What Clothing and Other Personal Effects are Appropriate (Akira Ishikawa)How can Science Museums Contribute to the Popularization of Science Knowledge? (Yiwei Li)The Danger of Being Anonymous on an Internet Forum(Shigeo Kawashima)Risk Management for Government and Business: Case 62–100:Why a Physical Distribution System is Necessary (Akira Ishikawa)How to Predict Disasters (Akira Ishikawa)What Lessons were Learned from the Fukuchiyama Line Train Derailment? (Atsushi Tsujimoto)How to Prevent Personal Information Leakage (Atsushi Tsujimoto)How to Win Customer Loyalty from Customer Grievances and Complaints (Akira Saito)and other papers Readership: Undergraduate/graduate students and researchers interested in crisis and risk management; CEOs, CIOs, managers and executives, safety professionals, public management professionals and specialists, crisis and risk management professionals in both profit and non-profit organizations. Key Features:Examines contemporary cases, mainly in the past six years, from the Asia Pacific, the USA, and EuropeFocuses on the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011Looks at great detail at the ongoing political crisis in UkraineOffers concise pointers on how to implement risk and crisis management strategies in real-world situationsCovers a range of risks and ways of managing and dealing with them, ranging from natural disasters to business riskKeywords:Uncertainty;Catastrophe Management;2011 Great East Earthquake;Japan;Natural Disaster;Management for Daily Life;Management for Government and Business;Crisis Management;Risk Management;Contingency Plan;Disaster Recovery;Crisis Communication;Recovery Plan;Terrorism;Internet Security;Information Security'

Technology Safety and Costs of Decommissioning a Reference Pressurized Water Reactor Power Station

Technology  Safety and Costs of Decommissioning a Reference Pressurized Water Reactor Power Station Book
Author : Richard I. Smith,G. J. Konzek,W. E. Kennedy
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1978
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Technology Safety and Costs of Decommissioning a Reference Pressurized Water Reactor Power Station book written by Richard I. Smith,G. J. Konzek,W. E. Kennedy, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Fukushima and Beyond

Fukushima and Beyond Book
Author : Christopher Hubbard
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2016-04-22
ISBN : 1317131460
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The catalyst for this study was the Fukushima-Daiichi major nuclear accident of 11 March 2011. In this event, a severe earthquake and15 metre tsunami caused serious damage and equipment failures at Japan’s Fukushima 1 Nuclear Power Plant which were judged by the International Atomic Energy Agency to be equally as serious as the Soviet Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 1986. Against a background of nuclear hesitancy and reassessment, the prospect of including or excluding nuclear power in a low-carbon twenty-first century world is now increasingly critical. It is in this emerging scenario and context that this book presents a full suite of historical, contemporary and projected data. Its use of complementary and comparative country-based case studies provides ample opportunity for developing strongly illustrative analysis of policy effectiveness in diverse polities and markets. In this way, it combines clear, comprehensive and rigorously science-based evidence, analysis and interpretation of data, all leading to conclusions and policy recommendations. Furthermore, it builds an understanding of the complexities and many challenges posed by the nuclear power option.

Support to the Mid term Evaluation of the Nuclear Decommissioning Assistance Programmes

Support to the Mid term Evaluation of the Nuclear Decommissioning Assistance Programmes Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019
ISBN : 9789276087175
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the framework of their accession negotiations, Bulgaria, Lithuania and Slovakia committed to closing eight nuclear reactors located on their territories. Recognising the exceptional circumstances of their closure, the EU committed to provide assistance to these countries to support decommissioning through the Nuclear Decommissioning Assistance Programme (NDAP). The aim of the present study was to provide the European Commission with the necessary information to prepare its mid-term evaluation of the NDAP for the period 2014-2020. The study found that programmes are generally on track towards reasonably achieving the principal objectives set for this programming period. Beyond progress on decommissioning, the NDAP has also contributed to some indirect socio-economic impacts. The programme's Monitoring & Control framework has continued to be refined to respond to past weaknesses and enhance programme management. Programme governance & management structures are fit-for-purpose, but further efforts can be directed to improving their functioning. The cost performance of programmes has been satisfactory, but continuous efforts can be made to secure and improve cost-effectiveness at all levels. Finally, the EU Added Value of the NDAP as it has traditionally been defined is naturally declining, but the programme can redefine how it adds value through an increased focus on knowledge-sharing.

Performing the Northern Ireland Peace Process

Performing the Northern Ireland Peace Process Book
Author : Paul Dixon
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-06-15
ISBN : 3319913433
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is exceptional in defending the ‘dirty politics’ of the Northern Ireland peace process. Political actors in Britain, Ireland and the United States performed the peace process and used ‘political skills’, often including deception and hypocrisy, in order to wind down the conflict and achieve accommodation. These political skills, it is argued, are often morally justifiable even as they are popularly condemned. The Northern Ireland peace process has been highly successful in reducing violence and an accurate understanding of its politics is an important contribution to international debates about managing conflict.

Decommissioning the Brent Spar

Decommissioning the Brent Spar Book
Author : Paula Owen,Tony Rice
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 1999-04-08
ISBN : 1135806063
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Decommissioning of Brent Spar chronicles the events leading up to the recent decision to recycle the offshore installation in a Norwegian fjord; the Greenpeace campaign to stop it being dumped at sea; the repercussions of Shell's decision to abort the decommissioning at the eleventh hour; and the dialogue processes that have occurred to attempt to