Nuclear waste issues tackled in UK

Detailed proposals for a UK liabilities management authority to manage "legacy" nuclear waste emerged today in an industry ministry white paper. The government first announced its intentions last autumn (EED 28/11/02). In a related development, the results of two years of stakeholder dialogue on nuclear services firm BNFL's approach to spent fuel management was released yesterday by green mediation group the Environment council. See white paper, and stakeholder dialogue.

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