Once built, a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) will be part of the lifeblood of the community that hosts it for well over a century, providing thousands of skilled jobs over multiple generations. The surrounding area will draw in resources, goods …
Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) is responsible for planning and delivering geological disposal of radioactive waste in the UK.
Our vision is to create a safer future by managing radioactive waste effectively, to protect people and the environment.
Read our stories about the progress we’re making, as scientists, engineers and community engagement specialists work together to deliver the first Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) in the UK.
Yr wythnos diwethaf, aethom i dref heulog Brighton, cartref y pier enwog, llawer o gynadleddau pleidiau, a Chyngres flynyddol yr Undebau Llafur (TUC). Mae’n bwysig i RWM ei fod yn ymgysylltu â chynulleidfaoedd allweddol o'r diwydiant a’r undebau oherwydd rydym …
Last week we set off to sunny Brighton, home to a famous pier, too many famous party conferences, and the annual Trades Union Congress (TUC). Engaging with key industry and union audiences is really important to RWM as we work …
Marie Berggren, from the Swedish municipality of Östhammar, shares her thoughts on the journey her community has taken within the Swedish geological disposal programme.
NDA Head of Stakeholder Relations John McNamara reflects on the recent 2-day summit, held in Anglesey, for individuals and organisations who are interested in our clean-up mission.
Lucy Bailey is a chartered physicist working for Radioactive Waste Management, and it’s her job to show that a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) will not cause any harm to people or the environment. Geological disposal involves isolating and containing radioactive waste in sealed vaults and tunnels deep underground, between 200 m and 1000 m below the surface. This prevents radioactivity from ever reaching the surface in levels that could cause harm.
This blog post covers Dr Amy Shelton's experiences at RWM’s exhibition stand at the Big Bang Fair, over the last two days of the event.
Mae Jonathan Turner yn rhannu ei brofiadau o ymweliad â rhai o gyfleusterau gwastraff ymbelydrol Sweden. Yn dilyn hyn mae sesiwn gyfweld fer gyda Kaj Ahlbom, daearegwr sydd wedi bod yn rhan o’r rhaglen dewis ac archwilio safleoedd yn Sweden am 25 o flynyddoedd.
Jonathan Turner shares his experiences from a visit to some of Sweden’s radioactive waste facilities. This is followed by a short interview session with Kaj Ahlbom, a geologist who has been involved for 25 years in the Swedish site selection and site investigation programme.
Simon Tucker, Head of Information Governance, shares his views on how the new archive, Nucleus, in Caithness benefits the local community and provides a long-term solution for managing information related to nuclear decommissioning.