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Radioactive Waste Management takes GDF to the TUC Congress 2019

RWM and stakeholders on stand at TUC 2019 event

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 …

Building a sustainable process with the community at its heart

Marie Berggren, from the Swedish municipality of Östhammar, shares her thoughts on the journey her community has taken within the Swedish geological disposal programme.

Summit brings people together to improve understanding

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.

Making a case for the safety of a Geological Disposal Facility

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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.

Solving the challenge of managing information related to nuclear decommissioning

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Entrance to Nucleus archive

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.