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Reference Number RS01011
Title The 2004 UK radioactive waste inventory
Status Completed
Energy Categories NUCLEAR FISSION and FUSION(Nuclear Fission) 10%;
NUCLEAR FISSION and FUSION(Nuclear Fission, Fuel cycle) 10%;
NUCLEAR FISSION and FUSION(Nuclear Fission, Nuclear supporting technologies) 80%;
Research Types Basic and strategic applied research 100%
Science and Technology Fields PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Chemistry) 50%;
PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Physics) 50%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Sociological economical and environmental impact of energy (Environmental dimensions) 80%;
Sociological economical and environmental impact of energy (Policy and regulation) 20%;
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
Poyry Energy Ltd
Award Type Standard
Funding Source DEFRA
Start Date 01 October 2002
End Date 31 October 2006
Duration 48 months
Total Grant Value £259,650
Industrial Sectors No relevance to Underpinning Sectors
Region South East
Programme DEFRA Radioactive Substances RS01
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , Poyry Energy Ltd (100.000%)
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Objectives Objectives not supplied
Abstract An inventory of radioactive waste in the UK is compiled periodically for Defra and UK Nirex Ltd to provide up-to-date information essential for: waste management policy, regulation and planning of waste treatment, packaging storage and long term management. This contract also involves software development (in previous inventories, this has been contracted seperatley) The 2004 inventory will be the public record of information on the sources, quantities and properties of radioactive waste intheUK either in store on April 1st 2004 or predicted to arise after that date.
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Added to Database 16/12/11