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The UK’s National Programme and Report to the EU Commission on the responsible and safe management of spent fuel and radioactive waste

The UK’s National Programme and Report to the EU Commission on the responsible and safe management of spent fuel and radioactive waste.

This National Programme has been prepared by the United Kingdom (UK) to meet the requirements of Articles 11-15 of the EURATOM 2011/70 Directive. The Directive establishes a community framework for the responsible and safe management of spent fuel and radioactive waste. The National Programme details how the UK intends to implement its national policies for the responsible and safe management of spent fuel and radioactive waste. The document covers the range of policies, strategies and approaches within the UK.

The report has been prepared by the United Kingdom (UK) to meet the requirement of Article 14.1 of the European Council Directive 2011/70/EURATOM. The Directive establishes a community framework for the responsible and safe management of spent fuel and radioactive waste. The Report details the progress the UK has made towards implementing its national policies in the 2015 National Programme and so provides information on the approach taken in the UK (through the implementation of Articles 4 to 10) to deliver the UK’s National Programme. The content of this report is based on current (2015) policies and approaches.

National programme

National report

Published 2 September 2015