Waste Management

UK / RWM Sets Criteria For Geological Disposal Facility Site Search

By Mattia Baldoni
20 February 2020

RWM Sets Criteria For Geological Disposal Facility Site Search
A mockup of a generic geological disposal facility. Image courtesy Radioactive Waste Management.
UK state-owned Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) has announced its approach to selecting new sites for geological disposal facilities for nuclear waste in England and Wales, a statement by the company said.

The evaluation process starts following open consultations in the area and “geological disposal facilities will only be built where there is both a willing community and a suitable site”, the statement said.

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