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National geological screening : Central England region

Hough, E.; Schofield, D.; Pharaoh, T.; Haslam, R.; Loveless, S.; Bloomfield, J.P.; Lee, J.R.; Baptie, B.; Shaw, R.P.; Bide, T.; McEvoy, F.. 2018 National geological screening : Central England region. British Geological Survey, 88pp. (CR/17/091N) (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

This report is the published product of one of a series of studies covering England, Wales and Northern Ireland commissioned by Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) Ltd. The report provides geological information about the Central England region to underpin the process of national geological screening set out in the UK Government’s White Paper Implementing geological disposal: a framework for the long-term management of higher activity radioactive waste (DECC, 2014). The report describes geological features relevant to the safety requirements of a geological disposal facility (GDF) for radioactive waste emplaced onshore and up to 20 km offshore at depths between 200 and 1000 m from surface. It is written for a technical audience but is intended to inform RWM in its discussions with communities interested in finding out about the potential for their area to host a GDF.

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Funders/Sponsors: British Geological Survey
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: This item has been internally reveiwed, but not externally peer-reviewed. Item made open by authors.
Date made live: 21 Oct 2019 13:04 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/525530

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