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Scotland's higher-activity radioactive waste policy

Our policy regarding the long-term management of higher-activity radioactive waste, published in 2011.

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Scotland's higher-activity radioactive waste policy
References and Links

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References and Links

The references below are specific to this document. Further information and links on radioactive waste can be found in separate reference documents ( Ref 9).

1. Scotland's Higher Activity Radioactive Waste Policy: 14 January 2010
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/01/14151207/0

2. Scotland's Higher Activity Radioactive Waste Policy Environmental Report: 14 January 2010
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/01/14151255/11

3. Scotland's Higher Activity Radioactive Waste Policy Supplementary Information Report: 14 January 2010
http://www.scotland.gov.uke93dbf5c-f0cc-4428-b381-b473f4d5a448

4. Scotland's Higher Activity Radioactive Waste Policy - Annex to the Environmental Report: Supplementary Assessment of Policy Alternatives: 09 September 2010
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2010/09/09094844

5. Near-surface Disposal Facilities on Land for Solid Radioactive Wastes - Guidance on Requirements for Authorisation: February 2009
http://www.sepa.org.uk/radioactive_substances/radioactive_waste/near-surface_disposal.aspx

6. Committee on Radioactive Waste Management, "Managing our Radioactive Waste Safely, CoRWM's recommendations to Government". July 2006
http://corwm.decc.gov.uk/assets/corwm/post-nov%2007%20doc%20store/documents/reports%20to%20government/nov%20and%20dec%202007/700%20-%20corwm%20july%202006%20recommendations%20to%20government.pdf

7. Scotland's Higher Activity Radioactive Waste Policy Summary of Comments and Scottish Government Response 2011 January 2011
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/hawresponse

8. Scotland's Higher Activity Radioactive Waste Policy Post-Adoption Strategic Environmental Assessment Statement January 2011
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/hawpostadoption

9. Scotland's Higher Activity Radioactive Waste Policy documents: January 2011

  • Radiation and Radioactivity
  • Higher Activity Radioactive Waste in Scotland
  • Legislative and Regulatory Framework for the Management of Radioactive Waste
  • Treatment Options for Radioactive Waste
  • International Examples of Near-surface Facilities
  • Retrievability and Reversibility
  • Glossary of Terms

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/hawsupplementary

10.Waste Hierarchy
http://www.sepa.org.uk/waste/moving_towards_zero_waste/waste_hierarchy.aspx

11. Waste Framework Directive (75/442/ EEC) 15 July 1975
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CONSLEG:1975L0442:20031120:EN:PDF

12. Revised Waste Framework Directive (2008/98/ EC): 19 November 2008
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2008:312:0003:0030:en:PDF

13. Radioactive Substances Act 1993: May 1993
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1993/12/contents

14. Policy for the Long Term Management of Solid Low Level Radioactive Waste in the United Kingdom: March 2007:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Environment/Waste/16293/176481


Contact

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