Nuclear Decommissioning Authority


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Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

a body corporate charged with securing- the operation, pending the commencement of their decommissioning, of designated nuclear installations, the decommissioning of those and other designated nuclear installations, the cleaning-up of designated nuclear sites, the operation of designated facilities for treating, storing, transporting or disposing of hazardous material, the treatment, storage, transportation and disposal, in designated circumstances, of hazardous material, and the decommissioning of designated installations comprised in NDA facilities. It may also carry out or commission research. It has a similar remit in Scotland.
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From next April, the new operation will face competition for this work following the creation of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) - a Government body to oversee the clean-up of nuclear sites in the UK.
Mr Morgan replied in the Senedd that enormous efforts had been made to get the company and nuclear decommissioning authority "around the table" to find a solution to the energy supply problems.
Sellafield's new owner, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, wants Thorp to re-open, but campaigners Cumbrians Opposed to a Radioactive Environment are urging that it be shut.
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) will now begin the process of finding a suitable successor to continue the momentum created under Tonys tenure.
The 50:50 joint venture will have a long-term focus on seeking to secure sites being sold by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and taking them through the consents process to building and operating new nuclear power stations.
LLWR operates the UKs Low Level Waste Repository in West Cumbria on behalf of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and also oversees the management of lower activity waste throughout the country.
Staff at the site operated by Magnox North on behalf of the site's owner, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, completed work to empty underground vaults containing "miscellaneous activated components" (MAC).
"Any new business for Thorp will depend upon the wishes of our customers, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority which will assume ownership of the site in 2005 and ultimately the sanction of Government."
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) Chief Executive, David Peattie, said: This is another really important milestone and a huge step forward in cleaning up and decommissioning the UKs earliest nuclear sites.
But following the agreed takeover of British Energy a conditional deal has been reached with the Government to market its land at Wylfa in a joint sale with plant owners, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.
His Royal Highness took part in a round table discussion with senior industry executives including David Peattie, Chief Executive of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority said several groups had been in touch with it about the land, which lies outside the fence of the existing plant and which is presently leased for farming.

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