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New nuclear power stations: about generic design assessment

Briefing about the Environment Agency’s generic design assessment (GDA) of new nuclear power station designs.

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This briefing note outlines how the Environment Agency and the Office for Nuclear Regulation have developed an assessment process – ‘Generic Design Assessment’ (GDA) – which enables them to scrutinise new nuclear power station designs before they are built.

Published 1 October 2008
Last updated 28 October 2014 + show all updates
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