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Until that is done, there will continue to be uncertainty about the safety of the deep injection disposal sites in Russia.

It is unfortunate that the papers presented on Mayak contained no references, so more detailed information was not easily available.

I am indebted to my Russian and American colleagues for more detailed discussions on these topics and the detailed discussions on remediation of Russian sites covered in Alexakhin et al.15


Alexakhin, R. M., L. A. Buldakov, V. A. Gubanov, Ye. G. Drozhko, L. A. Ilyin, I. I. Kryshev, I. I. Linge, G. N. Romanov, M. N. Savkin, M. M. Saurov, F. A. Tikhomirov, and Yu. B. Kholina. 2004. Large Radiation Accidents: Consequences and Protective Countermeasures. Moscow: IzdAT.

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