Policy paper

Implementing Geological Disposal

This white paper sets out a renewed process for siting a Geological Disposal Facility for the long-term management of higher activity radioactive waste.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Implementing Geological Disposal

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UK Government has published a renewed process for siting a Geological Disposal Facility.

Implementing Geological Disposal outlines an approach based on working with interested communities, beginning with two years of actions overseen by Government and intended to address issues that the public and stakeholders have told us are important to them. .

The UK Government remains committed to geological disposal as the right policy for the long-term, safe and secure management of higher activity radioactive waste.

Published 24 July 2014