Consultation outcome

GDA of Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy Ltd’s UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor

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Generic assessment of candidate nuclear power plant designs: statement of design acceptability

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Detail of outcome

The Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and the Office for Nuclear Regulation have completed their Generic Design Assessment (GDA) of Hitachi-GE’s UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor nuclear power station.

They concluded that it is capable of meeting high standards of safety, security and environment protection and is suitable for construction in the UK.

The Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales have considered all the responses they received during the consultation.

These documents explain the reasons for their decision and respond to the matters raised during consultation.

The Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales have also published 11 updated assessment reports and an independent dose assessment.

The regulators would like to thank everyone who responded to their consultation.

Original consultation

Summary

We seek views on the environmental assessment of Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy Ltd’s UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor.

This consultation was held on another website.

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Consultation description

The Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales are asking for your views on their environmental assessment of Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy Ltd’s UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (UK ABWR) nuclear power station design.

All the consultation documents are here on GOV.UK but we encourage you to respond on the e-consultation tool.

Read the assessment reports with the consultation documents.

If you need a different document format, email gda@environment-agency.gov.uk.

Documents

Consultation document addendum: GDA of Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy Ltd’s UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor

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Consultation document: GDA of Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy Ltd’s UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor

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Published 12 December 2016
Last updated 14 December 2017 + show all updates
  1. The Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and the Office for Nuclear Regulation have completed their Generic Design Assessment of Hitachi-GE’s UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor nuclear power station. We've published the summary decision document, decision document and statement of design acceptability.
  2. The Environment Agency and Natural Resources Wales have published a collation of responses received to their consultation via the online e-consultation tool, email, post, national stakeholder event and local events near Wylfa Newydd and Oldbury. It does not contain the regulators’ response to the points raised by individuals or organisations, as these will be included in the final decision document.
  3. Consultation has opened. Added supporting documents.
  4. First published.