Rehabilitation of the radioactively contaminated objects and territory of the Russian Science Center Kurchatov Institute

E. Velikhov; N. Ponomarev-Stepnoi; V. Volkov; G. Gorodetskii; Yu. Zverkov; O. Ivanov; S. Koltyshev; V. Muzrukova; S. Semenov; V. Stepanov; A. Chesnokov; A. Shisha
May 2007
Atomic Energy;May2007, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p375
Academic Journal
Abstract  This article is devoted to work done in 2002–2006 as part of the unified project Reabilitatsiya to rehabilitate radiation hazardous objects and sections of the radioactively contaminated territory of the Russian Science Center Kurchatov Institute. The main objects of the rehabilitation work were old storage sites built for radioactive wastes on the territory of the Institute when military and civilian nuclear technologies were under development. The structural features of the storage sites, including the volumes and characteristics of the wastes stored, are presented. The salient aspects of the disposal sites, taken into account during the rehabilitation work, are discussed. The organization of the rehabilitation operations and the sequence in which they are performed, the special features of the technical design solutions used, the technological methods, and ways for conducting the work are described.


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