Implementing Geological Disposal Update

Implementing geological disposal – working with communities: updated framework for the long term management of higher activity radioactive waste.

Document sets out the UK Government’s framework for managing higher activity radioactive waste through geological disposal, including how the delivery body, Radioactive Waste Management Ltd (RWM), will work in partnership with communities to identify a suitable location to host a geological disposal facility. RWM can draw on more than 30 years of experience and expertise in geological disposal. It collaborates with scientists around the world sharing knowledge, expertise and the latest scientific developments. This document replaces the 2014 White Paper, Implementing Geological Disposal, in England.

BEIS 19th December 2018

Summary of Responses to the consultation working with communities: implementing geological disposal.

BEIS December 2018


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