Statutory guidance

Near-surface disposal facilities on land for solid radioactive wastes

Guidance to developers or operators of near-surface disposal facilities for solid radioactive waste.

Documents

Near-Surface Disposal Facilities on Land for Solid Radioactive Wastes: Guidance on Requirements for Authorisation

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Guidance note for developers and operators of radioactive waste disposal facilities in England and Wales.Near-surface disposal facilities on land for solid radioactive wastes: Guidance on requirements for authorisation - Supplementary guidance related to

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Details

The document explains the requirements a developer or operator needs to fulfil when they apply for an authorisation to develop or operate this type of facility. The guidance sets out radiological protection requirements and explains the regulatory process that leads to a decision on whether to authorise radioactive waste disposal. The environmental safety case is also described.

Published 1 February 2009