Policy paper

The decommissioning of the UK nuclear industry's facilities

Statement of the UK Government and devolved administrations’ policy on the decommissioning of nuclear facilities.

This was published under the 2001 to 2005 Labour government

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The Decommissioning of the UK Nuclear Industry’s Facilities

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This statement of the UK Government and devolved administrations’ policy on the decommissioning of nuclear facilities covers all (existing and new) UK nuclear industry facilities and their sites.

This includes power stations, other reactors, research facilities, fuel fabrication and reprocessing plants and laboratories on sites licensed under the Nuclear Installations Act 1965. It replaces the previous statement contained in paragraphs 120-131 of “Review of Radioactive Waste Management Policy Final conclusions” (Cm 2919) published in July 1995.

Published 1 September 2004