09/14/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/14/2021 09:35
From 1 January 2021 the requirement for the UK to submit information to the European Commission on plans for the disposal of radioactive waste no longer applies.
When an operator submits an environmental permit / environmental permit variation application which involves a plan to dispose of radioactive waste:
The relevant agencies are:
What operators need to do
Operators should contact the relevant environmental regulator for further information regarding the new requirements.
The Environment Agency is preparing guidance on how to provide the necessary transboundary impact assessment in relevant environmental permit applications and environmental permit variation applications.