Posted: May 22nd, 2023
Geological repository of nuclear spent fuel is the nuclear wastes keeping technology popular in the majority of countries around the globe. Its popularity is explained by a relatively high degree of safety it offers and its economic affordability. According to Kollar, a geological repository of nuclear spent fuel should correspond to the following standards: (1) it should be first sited and be placed on a stable platform; (2) it is preferred to locate such storages in an unpopulated area; (3) the area should have no major ground waters; and (4) the depths of tunnels is to be no less than 250 meters (34, 36, 39).
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