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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
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Abbreviations

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

ALARA

As Low As Reasonably Achievable

ALARP

As Low As Reasonably Practicable

BAT

Best Available Technology

BPEO

Best Practicable Environmental Options

BPM

Best Practicable Means

CoRWM

Committee on Radioactive Waste Management

DSP

Detailed Statement of Policy

EIA

Environmental Impact Assessment

ER

Environmental Report

EU

European Union

GRA

"Near-surface Disposal Facilities on Land for Solid Radioactive Wastes - Guidance on Requirements for Authorisation - February 2009"

HLW

High Level Radioactive Waste

ILW

Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste

IS

Implementation Strategy

LLW

Low Level Radioactive Waste

NDA

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

OECD

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

PAS

Post-Adoption Strategic Environmental Assessment Statement

RSA93

Radioactive Substances Act 1993

SEA

Strategic Environmental Assessment

SI

Supplementary Information

SSG

Site Stakeholder Groups


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