Disposal

Waste Management – Repository sites and threats to water bodies Pt. II

Waste Management - Repository sites and threats to water bodies Pt. II

Picking up from where I left of in the previous post, I highlighted the role of water in the risk of radiation pollution of water bodies. With reference to the pollution transfer continuum, water may both be a mobilisation mechanism by dissolving radionuclides, and also a transportation mechanism by carrying these dissolved radionuclides into larger water bodies via groundwater […]

Waste Management – Repository sites and threats to water bodies Pt. I

Waste Management - Repository sites and threats to water bodies Pt. I

My previous post touched on geologic disposal of radioactive wastes and substances. Continuing from there, I will touch on disposal in repository sites, where not only natural but man-made barriers are utilised in ensuring the isolation of these substances. Additionally, I will also introduce one consideration – water – that is crucial in ensuring the […]

Waste Management – Geologic Disposal

Waste Management - Geologic Disposal

This week, I will be drawing upon an article from K. R. Rao (2001) titled ‘Radioactive waste: The problem and its management’. To start off, here is one quote cited in the article: ‘The stuff we are dealing with can’t go away until it decays. You can containerise it, solidify it, immobilise it and move it, but […]

My dad’s experience with radioactive wastes

My dad's experience with radioactive wastes

As the title states, I will be in this first blog post, giving an account of my dad’s experience in managing radioactive wastes! This story shared by him also inspired me to do more research into this topic, which will be featured as the main discussions on my blog. My dad works as a production […]

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