The Public Agency for Radioactive Waste Management (PURAM) has been designated to carry out the multilevel tasks in the field of radioactive waste management. In accordance with changes in infrastructure, Hungary is about to make significant strategic and technical decisions. There are five technical priorities for the coming years, such as improving the existing L/ILW repository, construction of a new repository for L/ILW of nuclear power plant origin, extension of the interim storage for spent fuel and setting up a revised back-end policy, taking into account the new circumstances. Preparations for decommissioning of the nuclear facilities have to be developed as well.

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