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Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Regulation (14 Mar 2012)

Charles Hendry: Between 1 June 2011 and 31 January 2012 the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) repealed the following: Exemption orders under the Radioactive Substances Act 1993. These are set out as follows: The Radioactive Substances (Exhibitions) Exemption Order 1962 The Radioactive Substances (Phosphatic Substances, Rare Earths etc.) Exemption Order 1962 The Radioactive Substances (Lead)...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Nuclear Power (12 Oct 2005)

Norman Baker: ...was of civil nuclear reactors generating electricity in the last year for which figures are available, broken down by the cost of (a) maintenance, (b) staff salaries, (c) security, (d) transport of radioactive materials, (e) radioactive waste removal, (f) radioactive waste storage, (g) cost of purchasing nuclear fuel, (h) radioactive accidents, (i) non-radioactive accidents and (j)...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Radioactive Wastes (8 Oct 2007)

Phil Woolas: The Environment Agency authorises the accumulation and disposal of radioactive wastes under the Radioactive Substances Act 1993. According to national data, in England and Wales there are some 535 waste producing sites that are authorised to dispose of low level radioactive waste and some 560 waste producing sites that are authorised to dispose of very low level radioactive wastes. Some waste...

Written Answers — Trade and Industry: Radioactive Materials: Transport (18 May 2007)

Malcolm Wicks: The import and export of radioactive waste is subject to a system of control and prior authorisation under Council Directive 92/3/Euratom and the Transfrontier Shipment of Radioactive Waste Regulations 1993. The Environment Agency is the competent authority that issues such authorisations to export radioactive waste from, and import it into, England and Wales. The proposed shipments of...

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Nuclear Power (10 Sep 2007)

Christopher Huhne: ...electricity in the last year for which figures are available; and how much of that sum was accounted for by the cost of (a) maintenance, (b) staff salaries, (c) security, (d) transport of radioactive materials, (e) radioactive waste removal, (f) radioactive waste storage, (g) purchasing nuclear fuel, (h) radioactive accidents, (i) non-radioactive accidents and (j) accident insurance.

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Marine Protection (9 Dec 2003)

Elliot Morley: UK experts are closely involved in the work programme of the OSPAR Radioactive Substances Committee. Current tasks for which the UK is the lead country are the preparation of proposals for reporting on discharges of radioactive substances from oil and gas installations and proposals for harmonised reporting procedures for inputs of radioactive substances from the non-nuclear sector. UK...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Radioactive Waste (24 Feb 2003)

Michael Meacher: The 2001 UK Radioactive Waste Inventory, in reports DEFRA/RAS/02.005 to 010 (as listed), contains comprehensive information on the conditioning and chemical composition of radioactive waste. There are no plans to require more detailed information on these characteristics at present. Copies of these reports are being placed in the House Library. Reports: Electrowatt-Ekono (UK) Ltd. The 2001...

Written Answers — Energy and Climate Change: Departmental Legislation (7 Jan 2010)

Joan Ruddock: The offences we have identified include: The Transfrontier shipments of radioactive waste and spent fuel regulations 2008 (SI 2008/3087) The Transfrontier shipments of radioactive waste and spent fuel regulations 2008 (SI 2008/3087) continue to implement council directive 96/29/Euratom laying down basic standards for the protection of the health of workers and the general public against the...

Written Answers — Health: Hospital Waste (27 Feb 2007)

Andy Burnham: The Department does not collect data centrally on the use and disposal of radioactive materials by hospitals. The Radioactive Substances Act 1993 requires that hospitals register their use and storage of radioactive materials and hold authorisation for disposal and accumulation of radioactive waste. Under these structures, the registered users maintain detailed local records of use, storage...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Radioactive Material (24 Feb 2003)

Michael Meacher: holding answer 13 February 2003 Responsibility for the policy with respect to radioactivity in the environment rests with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Under section 13 of the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 (RSA 93) the disposal of radioactive material requires authorization. The regulation of radioactive waste, under RSA 93, in England and Wales, is the...

Sellafield and Dounreay (Discharges) (22 Jul 1998)

Chris Ruane: .... The crashing waves disturbed the sandy sediment on the beaches. HTV commissioned research that found radiation levels way above the average. The Irish sea has been described as one of the most radioactive seas in the world. The Government made excellent headway in the reduction of radioactive pollution by announcing last September a complete ban on the dumping of radioactive waste,...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Radioactive Waste (4 Feb 2002)

Michael Meacher: Within mainland Britain and territorial waters, the disposal of radioactive waste is subject to the Radioactive Substances Act 1993. The UK is also subject to the provisions of Directive 96/29/Euratom laying down basic safety standards in the European Union for the protection of the health of workers and the general public against the dangers arising from ionising radiation. The dumping of...

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time (11 Feb 2004)

George Reid: The result of the division is: For 78, Against 37, Abstentions 0. Motion, as amended, agreed to. [Resolved,] That the Parliament agrees that the review of options for the long-term management of radioactive waste, currently being undertaken by the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management, is the correct means of engaging Scotland in the debate to find a long-term publicly acceptable...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Radioactive Waste (9 Feb 2005)

Elliot Morley: holding answer 31 January 2005 The Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) is the independent advisory committee set up by UK Government and the devolved Administrations under the Managing Radioactive Waste Safely programme to provide recommendations on the best option, or combination of options, for the long-term management of the UK's higher activity radioactive waste. CoRWM has...

Written Answers — Environment Food and Rural Affairs: Radioactive Waste (7 Nov 2002)

Michael Meacher: The Radioactive Waste Management Advisory Committee's 2002 annual report was supplied on 30 October 2002. No response has yet been made to it. The Managing Radioactive Waste Safely consultation paper considered possible changes in the Government's advisory machinery in the radioactive waste management area. Future membership needs of the Radioactive Waste Management Advisory Committee have...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Radioactive Waste: Imports (19 Feb 2019)

Richard Harrington: Under any exit scenario, shipments of radioactive waste and spent fuel will continue to be supervised and controlled by the respective environment agencies of the UK when the UK leaves the EU. The UK will continue to meet its obligations for the reporting of import and export of radioactive waste under the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and the Safety of Radioactive...

Delegated Legislation: Radioactive Contaminated Land (22 Jan 2008)

That the Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3245), dated 12 November 2007, the Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I., 2007, No. 3250), dated 13 November 2007, the Radioactive Contaminated Land Regulations (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) Regulations...

Written Answers — Transport: Radioactive Wastes (20 Mar 2008)

Dai Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the Answer of 28 January 2008, Official Report, columns 41-2, on aviation: radioactive materials, to which country or countries the three consignments of radioactive waste which will not require repatriation of radioactive waste to the UK were shipped for treatment; how much radioactive waste was contained in each of these three...

Written Answers — Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform: Radioactive Materials: Theft (22 Jan 2008)

Phil Woolas: I have been asked to reply. Across the UK, the largest amounts of radioactive materials are handled on civil nuclear sites overseen by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Smaller amounts of radioactive materials, handled at universities and hospitals for example, are regulated individually by the UK environment agencies. Since 1993, the HSE has not recorded any thefts or losses of...

Public Bill Committee: Planning Bill: Clause 13 (22 Jan 2008)

Jamie Reed: ...chair at the time. I caution all members of the Committee and everyone in the country against assuming that my constituency, let alone Sellafield, will be the final disposal site for high-level radioactive waste in this country. In addition to that interest, I declare that I am a former employee of Nirex and, more importantly, that I worked very hard alongside the Foreign Secretary to...


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