Eventually all good things must come to an end. In the case of nuclear facilities, the decommissioning process involves removing all of the radioactivity and residual contamination to restore the site to its original state. Under the laws of most countries, the licensed owner of the facility is responsible for funding such work. The links on this page deal with the decommissioning process for both large and small facilities.
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(This page last updated 2009-02-11).