Reversibility of Decisions and Retrievability of Waste Considerations for National Geological Disposal Programmes


This is the final draft of a brochure to be published in December 2011 by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency Radioactive Waste Management Committee (RWMC) (in English and in French). This interim file is placed online as a courtesy to interested readers. The brochure is based on the Executive Summary and the Conclusions of the final report of the Reversibility and Retrievability (R&R) Project (published concurrently as NEA/RWM/R(2011)4. It delivers the key findings and observations on reversibility and retrievability made by the RWMC working group, as well as a brief outline of the project activities (2007-2011).