Interim Storage before reprocessing or permanent disposal decided
Spent nuclear fuels stored in a nuclear power plant site with high density storage racks
Consideration of national management policy and technology development
Discussion under social consensus for a long term
Pyro-processing and SFR (Sodium-cooled Faster Reactor) development to peacefully operate SNF (Spent Nuclear Fuels) under the Long Term Scheme of Future Nuclear System (Draft)
Public Debate Committee in consideration of top level safety and public acceptance
Government launched PECOS(Public Engagement Commission on Spent Nuclear Fuel Management) to collect a comprehensive public opinion. The Commission submitted a set of recommendations for safe management on spent fuel to the government.
Government developed the Basic Plan on Management of High-Level Radioactive Waste based on PESCO's recommendations. The plan included the roadmap for HLW management to ensure the public safety.
The Government decided to review the basic plan on HLW management through Public Engagement Programs as President's Agenda No.60.
The Preparation Group was formed in order to collect opinions of stakeholders and experts. The group hold 21 meetings to set a guideline for agendas and procedure of the new SNF public engagement. Their recommendations was submitted to the government after six-month activity.