Radioactive and nuclear substances and waste

Policy papers and consultations

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  1. National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure: government response to BEIS select committee report

    The government’s response to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee report on the draft National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure.

  2. National Policy Statement for Geological Disposal Infrastructure

    Policy framework providing the basis for planning decisions on geological disposal infrastructure for the long-term management of higher activity radioactive waste.

  3. Geological Disposal Facility site evaluation: CoRWM response to the RWM consultation

    This document sets out CoRWM's response to Radioactive Waste Management's consultation on site evaluation.

  4. National FCERM strategy: Strategic Environmental Assessment scoping report

    We want your views on the extent and level of information to be included as part of the assessment process.

  5. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority: Business Plan 2019 to 2022

    The Business Plan sets out key activities and expected progress for all 17 of the NDA’s nuclear sites over the next 3 years.

  6. NDA radioactive waste management strategy

    This single radioactive waste strategy will apply to all radioactive waste generated within the NDA Group, including materials that may become waste at some point in the future.

  7. Lillyhall landfill site: RSA Permit Variation

    Application from FCC Recycling (UK) Ltd to make changes to its Radioactive Substances Activities (RSA) Permit at the Lillyhall landfill site in Cumbria.

  8. Euratom and the dimensions of interest to Scotland upon the UK’s withdrawal from the EU

    An approach to waste management issues likely to face the Scottish Government following exit from the Euratom Treaty.

  9. Site Evaluation - How we will evaluate sites in Wales

    A public consultation related to the search for a suitable site for a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF)

  10. Why geological disposal? CoRWM position paper

    The current CoRWM view on why geological disposal is the best option for disposal of higher activity radioactive waste.

  11. Retrievability considerations for geological disposal: CoRWM position paper

    CoRWM's current position on retrievability considerations for geological disposal of radioactive waste

  12. Gwerthuso Safleoedd - Sut byddwn yn gwerthuso safleoedd - Nghymru

    Ymgynghoriad cyhoeddus yng nghyswllt y gwaith o chwilio am safle addas ar gyfer Cyfleuster Gwaredu Daearegol (GDF)

  13. Site Evaluation - How we will evaluate sites in England

    A public consultation related to the search for a suitable site for a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF)

  14. Implementing geological disposal – working with communities: long term management of higher activity radioactive waste

    An updated framework for the long term management of higher activity radioactive waste.

  15. STEM Engagement across the NDA Group

    This paper outlines Credible Options for a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) engagement strategy across the NDA Group, considering the current environment around skills and wider issues.

  16. Geological disposal of radioactive waste - safety requirements: CoRWM position paper

    The current position of CoRWM on safety concerns regarding a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF).

  17. Selecting a geological disposal facility (GDF) site based on the best geology: CoRWM position paper

    The current position of CoRWM on selecting a site based on the ‘best geology’ for a geological disposal facility.

  18. Transport considerations for radioactive materials: CoRWM position paper

    The current position of CoRWM on the safety, security and environmental protection aspects of the transport of radioactive materials.

  19. Radioactive waste: support for disposal rather than indefinite storage: CoRWM position paper

    The current position of CoRWM on the indefinite storage of radioactive waste.

  20. Revised requirements for radiological protection: emergency preparedness and response

    We're consulting on how to transpose the emergency preparedness elements of the Basic Safety Standards Directive 2013 (BSSD 2013).