https://nda.blog.gov.uk/2016/01/20/encouraging-views-from-those-interested-in-nuclear-decommissioning/

Encouraging views from those interested in nuclear decommissioning

We are consulting on the draft of our revised strategy for UK nuclear decommissioning and would like to hear from communities around our sites, the supply chain, unions, employees across the estate, academics and researchers, regulators, and many others.

In mid-January, around 60 stakeholders attended an event in Manchester to hear more about our proposals.

There were sessions on research and development, managing waste, developing skills, international relations, stakeholder engagement, site decommissioning and remediation. We received a good mix of questions and feedback which will be used to draw up the final strategy which is due to be published by 1 April 2016.

I also had the opportunity to speak at the event about the changes since our last strategy which was published in 2011. It was helpful to hear about the issues which are important to different stakeholders and I look forward to receiving more feedback during the consultation.

Our final strategy will be reflected in site plans, so this is your chance to influence various aspects of how we approach our mission.

For those of you who weren’t able to attend stakeholder meetings, please feel free to join our web chats (see details below) to ask any questions and see responses from our specialists on various topics. We welcome your views and invite you to share links to information with colleagues in your organisation or elsewhere. Please feel free to share our posts via NDA on Twitter / NDA on LinkedIn.

As part of the consultation, which runs until 15 February, you can find some:

  • background information
  • questions for you to consider

Find out more and contribute your thoughts here ….

YouTube videos

You can read the transcripts and watch YouTube interviews with various specialists. They outline the challenges in their area and describe what the NDA is doing to address these issues.

 

 

Online engagement via web chat

You can read the transcripts from our web chats. We scheduled 2 sessions where our specialists were online to answer any queries:

11:30 Friday 29 January (1 hour)

16:00 Monday 8 February (1 hour)

Our strategy experts provided answers during the live web chats.

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