with residents in England and Northern Ireland invited to a series of public consultation workshops to be held across the country.
Radioactive Waste Management (RWM), the organisation responsible for delivering a geological disposal facility (GDF) for the country’s radioactive waste, will be holding a workshop on Tuesday 20th October at the Hallmark Hotel Carlisle 18:00 – 20:30
The workshops will run alongside a public consultation seeking views on RWM’s proposed approach to gathering and presenting information on the geology of England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
A RWM spokesman said: “A GDF will provide a permanent and safer solution to dispose of the UK’s higher activity radioactive waste while it decays, safely away from people and the environment, deep underground.
RWM (Radioactive Waste Management) – As part of our stringent planning for a GDF, there are a number of factors that will be taken into consideration. Geology plays an important role.* By providing existing and relevant geological information across regions of the UK, we will have a platform to inform early discussions with communities about the potential suitability to host a GDF in their area.[…] Read more
*As we have said previously this plays it down, because as far as Cumbria Trust is concerned, the geology plays a vital role.