Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR): information for communities

How the Environment Agency regulates the LLWR and reviews the Environmental Safety Case (ESC).

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See the current documents relating to the Environment Agency’s regulation of the Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR).


Information about the Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR), how we regulate the site and our review of their Environmental Safety Case (ESC)

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The LLWR is a site in West Cumbria used for the disposal of low level solid radioactive waste (LLW).

Published 1 May 2011