Category: Nuclear


Nuclear Decommissioning at Saluggia (Piedmont, Italy)

On February 23, 2022 I visited for the first time the nuclear area of Saluggia, Piedmont (Italy). The site is well known among decommissioning experts and Piedmont residents for its critical conditions due to the presence of a high-waste deposit located next to the river Dora Baltea. The nuclear area is formed by two distinct but adjacent installations: the former research reactor Avogadro built … Read More Nuclear Decommissioning at Saluggia (Piedmont, Italy)


Exploring the nuclearized Po River basin

Originally posted on NUCLEAR WATERS:
From 24 to 27 October NUCLEARWATERS project leader Per Högselius participated in the annual meeting of the Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), wich was held in Milan this year. The history of nuclear engineering played a prominent role at the meeting, featuring an impressive 25 presentations analyzing nuclear technologies in energy, medicine and war. Our project featured…