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Where next after Cumbria?

The Government has been considering what lessons can be learned from the experiences of the Managing Radioactive Waste Safely (MRWS) programme in west Cumbria and elsewhere. It asked to hear views by 10th June 2013 on the programme, particularly from those who … Continue reading

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RWMD approach to issues management

RWMD report dated March 2012 which includes a full compilation of issues raised with RWMD by various bodies, including NWAA, the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM),  and Helen Wallace for Greenpeace International. The issues are grouped together in subject … Continue reading

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NDA RWMD Issues Register

An Excel File (dated March 2012) showing the status of NDA/RWMD work in responding to each of NWAA’s 101 issues in our issues register. The table shows whether or not work is ongoing to address the issue, inactive or planned … Continue reading

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NDA Response to NWAA Issues Register.

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s Response to the NWAA Issues Register. Part One: Inventory; Gases; Site Considerations; Construction Issues. Up to page 13. NDAResponse(Part1) Part Two: Waste package & repository components; Chemistry & contaminations levels; Pages 14-27 NDAResponse(Part2) Part Three: Plutonium … Continue reading

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Issues Register Commentary

The Nuclear Waste Advisory Associates Issues Register Comnmentary is a more detailed look at the 101 outstanding scientific and technical issues which will need to be resolved before a safety case can be compiled for a deep geological disposal facility … Continue reading

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Issues Register

This is a list, compiled by Nuclear Waste Advisory Associates, of the 101 outstanding scietific and technical hurdles related to the deep geological disposal of radioactive waste. These issues will need to be resolved before a safety can be made. For … Continue reading

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NWAA Response to Revised NPS Consultation

In October 2010 the Government consulted on a revised set of draft National Policy Statements on Energy. Nuclear Waste Advisory Associates made this submission entitled “Effective Arrangements for Waste from New Reactors Do Not Exist (Part Two)”. As with our … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Supplemtary Consultation on Radwaste Policy

The Scottish Government’s Annex to the Environmental Report  for its proposed Higher Activity Radioactive Waste Policy was published in September 2010 to provide a supplementary assessment of policy alternatives. This NWAA consultation response agrees with the Scottish Government policy of not … Continue reading

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NWAA response to EA consultation on new build waste

NWAA response to Environment Agency Consultation on the Waste Implications of the Proposed EPR and AP1000 New Build nuclear reactor designs – The EA Generic Design Assessment ( GDA). The Environment Agency’s (EA’s) role is to ensure the impact of … Continue reading

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Scotland’s Higher Activity Radioactive Waste Policy Consultation

In June 2007 the Scottish Government announced that its policy for the long-term management of higher activity radioactive wastes is to support long-term near surface, near site storage facilities so that waste is monitorable and retrievable and the need for … Continue reading

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NWAA Submission to the National Policy Statements for Energy Infrastructure Consultation

Submission to the consultation on the draft National Policy Statements (NPS) on Energy Infrastructure. This submission examines the evidence for the Government’s assertion that effective arrangements will exist for waste produced by new reactors. It concludes that the Government’s assetion “…that … Continue reading

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NWAA submission to Justification Consultation

Submission to the Consultation on the Secretary of State’s Proposed Decision as Justifying Authority on the Regulatory Justification of the New Nuclear Power Station Designs currently known as the AP1000 and the EPR, 22nd February 201o. This submission examines the evidence … Continue reading

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NWAA Memorandum to HoC Energy & Climate Change Committee

Submission to the House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee Inquiry into the Energy National Policy Statements from Nuclear Waste Advisory Associates, January 2010. “Effective Arrangements for Waste from New Reactors Do Not Exist”. Memorandum_to_HoC_ECCC_Jan10 The Energy and Climate Change … Continue reading

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