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Geologic Repositories: Performance Monitoring and Retrievability of Emplaced High-Level Radioactive Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel (May 2018)

In accordance with this mandate, on March 27, 2018, the Board met to hear from experts from several international repository programs on (i) operational and performance confirmation monitoring of a geologic repository for high-level radioactive waste (HLW) and spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and (ii) retrievability of emplaced HLW and SNF. In this letter report, the Board presents its observations from that meeting.