The process to site a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) is planned to launch in 2017 and will be driven by working in partnership with willing communities. The technical work to assess the geological suitability of a site and build a credible long-term safety case is the main determinant of the length of time that it will take. Government has not set a fixed delivery timetable but the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority has a current assumption that the GDF will be available to receive the first waste in the 2040s.
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Note stacking; proximity to the Irish Sea; rust; pooling water. It is in the rainiest part of England. This nuclear waste dump is officially expected to collapse due to coastal erosion. There is nothing low-level about the waste found within it, either. The operators are a consortium of California based URS (AECOM), Swedish Studsvik, and French State owned AREVA. British Serco is an affiliate. The owner is the British government (NDA).
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