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The 2001 UK radioactive waste Inventory - RS01001

Description
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.

The current inventory is the latest public record of information on the sources, quantities and properties of radioactive waste in the UK either in store on April 1st 2001 or predicted to arise after that date.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2001

To: 2002

Cost: £111,392
Contractor / Funded Organisations
UK Nirex Ltd
Keywords
Hazardous substances              
Public Health              
Radioactive materials              
Waste Management              
Fields of Study
Radioactive Substances