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Decommissioned facility (or decommissioned location outside facilities)

Photo related to the term with caption below

Deactivation and decommissioning of a building at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina.

(Source: DOE Photo)

"an installation or location at which residual structures and equipment essential for its use have been removed or rendered inoperable so that it is not used to store and can no longer be used to handle, process or utilize nuclear material" (INFCIRC 540*)