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interim storage facility [1 record]

Record 1 2014-11-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Waste Management
  • Nuclear Waste Materials
  • Nuclear Fission Reactors
DEF

A storage facility in which radioactive waste or spent fuel is temporarily stored under controlled conditions.

CONT

After having generated energy in the core, the fuel elements are unloaded and, after short interim storage in the reactor plant, shipped to an intermediate storage facility for spent fuel.

OBS

intermediate storage: term and definition standardized by ISO in 1997.

OBS

intermediate storage: term sometimes used for "intermediate storage facility."

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gestion des déchets
  • Déchets nucléaires
  • Réacteurs nucléaires de fission
DEF

Installation de stockage où les déchets radioactifs ou les combustibles usés sont maintenus provisoirement dans des conditions contrôlées.

CONT

[L'Office fédéral de radioprotection], qui est notamment chargé d'autoriser le stockage du combustible nucléaire, a accordé l'autorisation d'exploitation relative à l'installation de stockage intermédiaire sur le site de la centrale nucléaire.

OBS

stockage intermédiaire : terme et définition normalisés par l'ISO en 1997.

OBS

stockage intermédiaire : terme utilisé parfois dans le sens d'«installation de stockage intermédiaire».

Spanish

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