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Requirements for the Ministry`s review of Nirex UK Ltd submissions - AE0112

R&D Summary objectives:- Review the issues of potential concern to MAFF Fisheries Departments arising from Nirex's submission for deep underground disposal of radioactive waste, and suggest further research needs. Key customer purpose:- Enable MAFF to produce an independent view at the public inquiry scheduled for 1993/94 on the possible effects of the Nirex repository on the marine and freshwater environments. Hence make an informed decision on authorisation of the site under the RSA 1960.
i) to identify the issues as they affect the Ministry's particular interests; ii) to provide a basis for discussion within the Ministry; iii) to make preliminary suggestions on an appropriate methodology for the Ministry's independent assessments or review of Nirex submissions; iv) to provide a basis on which the Ministry may commission further work to develop the assessment methodology and ensure information sources.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1991

To: 1991

Cost: £3,177
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Intera Sciences
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine