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The 2004 UK Radioactive Waste Inventory - RS01011

An inventory of radioactive waste in the UK is compiled periodically for Defra and UK Nirex Ltd to provide up-to-date information essential for: waste management policy, regulation and planning of waste treatment, packaging storage and long term management. This contract also involves software development (in previous inventories, this has been contracted seperatley)

The 2004 inventory will be the public record of information on the sources, quantities and properties of radioactive waste in the UK either in store on April 1st 2004 or predicted to arise after that date.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2002

To: 2006

Cost: £259,650
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Poyry Energy Ltd
Hazardous substances              
Public Health              
Radioactive materials              
Fields of Study
Radioactive Substances