Radwaste report published

Government published its first Annual Report to Parliament on the MRWS programme on 28 June 2011.

This sets out some of the background to the programme as well as the good progress made throughout 2010-11:

The UK has accumulated a substantial legacy of radioactive waste from a variety of different nuclear programmes, both civil and defence-related. Some of this waste is already in storage, but most will only become waste over several decades as existing nuclear facilities are decommissioned.

You can read the report here.

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