Decision Maker: Executive
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
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.
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.
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