Open consultation

Environmental impact assessment: Nuclear Decommissioning Regulations

Summary

We're seeking views on proposals to amend environmental impact assessment regulations that apply to decommissioning of nuclear reactors.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

The Nuclear Reactors (Environmental Impact Assessment for Decommissioning) Regulations require all civil nuclear reactor dismantling and decommissioning projects to obtain consent before being allowed to commence. This ensures that projects likely to have significant effect on the environment take due measures to protect and reduce their environmental impact.

This consultation invites comments on proposals for implementing amendments of the European Union Directive on environmental impact assessments in so far as the Directive applies to consent for nuclear reactor decommissioning projects in the UK under the Nuclear Reactors (Environmental Impact Assessment for Decommissioning) Regulations.

Documents

Environmental impact assessment: changes to regulations for nuclear reactor decommissioning projects

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Consolidated Nuclear Reactors (Environmental Impact Assessment for Decommissioning) Regulations: draft version for consultation

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Ways to respond

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Email to:

EIADR@beis.gov.uk

Write to:

Nuclear Decommissioning and Radioactive Waste Team
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
3rd Floor, Victoria 1 & 2
1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET

Published 23 May 2018