Radioactive Waste Management sets up advisory council

The organisation leading work on behalf of the UK Government to safely dispose of radioactive waste has established an external group of advisers. The Advisory Council will provide “expertise, balanced perspective and strategic direction” to support Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) as it moves towards delivering a geological disposal facility (GDF). The council members include experienced […]

DECC consults on housing nuclear radioactive waste

The Government has launched a new consultation on how communities across the country will be consulted on hosting nuclear radioactive waste sites. Under the new approach, communities would be provided with more information at an earlier stage in the process, a positive community-wide support would be required before a community could host a Geological Disposal […]

DECC seeks views on radioactive disposal facility

The UK Government is inviting views on the site selection process to find a host community for an underground disposal facility for radioactive waste. The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) issued a call for evidence yesterday of the on-going Managing Radioactive Waste Safely (MRWS) programme. It follows Cumbria County Council’s decision earlier this […]