New nuclear power stations: about generic design assessment

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



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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