NEA Issue Brief: An analysis of principal nuclear issues
No. 1, February 1987

Decommissioning nuclear power plants

Please refer to more recent NEA publications on this subject, available at and especially The Decommissioning and Dismantling of Nuclear Facilities: Status, Approaches, Challenges. This provides, in non-specialist terminology, a concise overview of the status of D&D of nuclear facilities and of the associated issues in NEA member countries.