Policy paper

Managing radioactive waste safely: a framework for implementing geological disposal

This publication was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

A white paper issued in June 2008 by Defra, BERR and the devolved administrations for Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Managing radioactive waste safely: a framework for implementing geological disposal

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This sets out government’s framework for managing higher activity radioactive waste in the long-term through geological disposal, coupled with safe and secure interim storage and ongoing research and development to support its optimised implementation.