Decision details

Geological Disposal Facility Site Evaluation Criteria

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

Council's response to Radioactive Waste Management's consultation on the proposed criteria by which they will evaluate possible sites for a Geological Disposal Facility. Consultation closes on 31 March 2019.

Decisions:

The subject of the decision

 

The Policy Manager Nuclear submitted a report which asked members to consider a response to the Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) consultation relating to the criteria they proposed to use to evaluate potential sites for a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF).

 

Councillor A Smith moved the recommendation. This was seconded by Councillor M Fryer. The recommendation was unanimously agreed.

 

Alternative options considered

 

Not to respond to the consultation.

 

The reason for the decision

 

To consider responding to the Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) consultation relating to the criteria they proposed to use to evaluate potential sites for a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF), and if so, to approve the draft response.

 

The decision

 

Resolved

 

That the draft consultation response, as appended to the report, be approved and submitted to Radioactive Waste Management Ltd.

 

Report author: Richard Griffin

Publication date: 22/03/2019

Date of decision: 22/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 22/03/2019 - Executive

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