Nuclear Decommissioning Case Studies - Organization and management, economics, and staying in business

Nuclear Decommissioning Case Studies - Organization and management, economics, and staying in business

1st Edition - January 1, 2023

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  • Editor: Michele Laraia
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323918480

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Nuclear Decommissioning Case Studies: Organization and Management, Economics, Staying in Business, Volume Five delivers the latest volume in Michele Laraia’s series, which presents a selection of global case studies on different aspects of nuclear decommissioning. This volume focuses on socioeconomics and performance indicators, offering guidance on project management, staffing, costs, and funding. The text guides readers responsible for the teaching and learning of nuclear decommissioning to ensure thorough and reliable study. Decommissioning experts, including regulators, operators, waste managers, researchers, and academics will find this book suitable supplementary material to Michele Laraia’s reference works on the theory and applications of nuclear decommissioning.

Key Features

  • Presents a selection of global case studies that focus on socioeconomics and performance indicators of nuclear decommissioning—specifically environmental sustainability, funding, and organizational aspects
  • Includes case studies on project management, costs and funding, and teaching and learning
  • Assists the reader in developing teaching and learning plans and key staffing strategies based on experience and lessons learned


Nuclear engineers; nuclear researchers; nuclear students; decommissioning specialists; governments and decision makers; nuclear operators and waste managers

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction
    2. The concept of environmental sustainability as applicable to nuclear decommissioning (as applicable to this book)
    3. The structure of this book: Project management, costs and funding, the study of decommissioning
    4. Errors, mishaps, inadequacies in regard to administrative and organizational aspects (conversely, best practices)
    5. Project Management Case Studies
    6. Costs and Funding Case Studies
    7. The Study of Decommissioning Case Studies
    8. Conclusions

Product details

  • No. of pages: 300
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2023
  • Published: January 1, 2023
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323918480

About the Editor

Michele Laraia

Michele Laraia, a chemical engineer by background, gained his first degree at the University of Rome. In 1975 he began to work at Italy's Regulatory Body, since 1982 as licensing manager of decommissioning projects. From July 1991, Michele worked at the International Atomic Energy Agency, Waste Technology Section, as Unit Leader responsible for decontamination and decommissioning of nuclear installations and environmental remediation. The objectives of the work were to provide guidance to Member States on the planning and implementation of nuclear decommissioning and site remediation, to disseminate information on good practices, and to provide direct assistance to Member States in the implementation of their programmes. Following his retirement in November 2011 Michele offers consultant services in the above-mentioned areas.

Affiliations and Expertise

Independent Consultant, Rome, Italy

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