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Utilization of exhausted potash mines in Russia as repositories for radioactive waste disposal

S. P. Mozer1
O. V. Kovalev2
I. Yu. Tkhorikov3
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  • 1 — Saint Petersburg State Mining Institute (Technical University)
  • 2 — Saint Petersburg State Mining Institute (Technical University)
  • 3 — Saint Petersburg State Mining Institute (Technical University)
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The growth in energy consumption demands increase in power output of the existing nuclear power plants and construction of the new ones. Radioactive waste requires high-reliable repositories to be disposed. One of the perspective types of the repositories is underground excavations in halogenous formations (created by underground mining or dissolution through boreholes from surface). The new method of radioactive waste disposal is offered in the paper.

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