Published on Apr 24, 2014
NRC Q&A Video Series Topic: Reactor Decommissioning
Video Features NRC's Reactor Decommissioning Branch Chief Bruce Watson.
This video answers the following questions:
What is Decommissioning?
How is a nuclear plant decommissioned?
What happens to the nuclear waste?
What is the NRC's role?
Can the public get involved?
Decommissioning is the process of removing a commercial nuclear power plant from service so that the land may be used for something else. Decommissioning is a complex process that can take up to 60 years.
For more info on Decommissioning vist the NRC's web page at http://www.nrc.gov/waste/decommission... .
Visit the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's website at http://www.nrc.gov/.