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Key stakeholders within the NWP and their responsibilities
- UK Government is the sponsor and owner of the LLW strategy.
- Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) leads the implementation of the strategy. It owns and is responsible for decommissioning UK civil public sector nuclear sites.
- LLW Repository Ltd leads the delivery of the NWP on behalf of the NDA and government. It acts as integrator for the strategy through its Waste Services organisation and operates the UK’s national LLW repository.
- LLW Producers and Nuclear New Build implement the strategy within their organisations and sites, engaging with the NWP.
- Regulators work with permitted and licenced sites to implement the strategy in a safe and compliant manner. The principle regulators are the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR), Environment Agency (EA), Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and Natural Resources Wales (NRW).
- Supply Chain provides capability and capacity in the form of fit for purpose waste treatment and alternate disposal routes to enable diversion from the LLWR.
- Planning Authorities take account of the strategy within their mineral and waste plans.
- Public recognises the need for suitable facilities and routes to manage the LLW inventory and to engage with the industry.
- Map of the UK nuclear industry and LLW management facilities
- Map of treatment and disposal facilities accessible through LLWR waste service frameworks
This section provides an alphabetical list of NWP organisations by stakeholder group.
UK Government & regulators
- Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
- Defence Nuclear Safety Regulator (DNSR)
- Environment Agency (EA)
- NuLeAF – Nuclear Legacy Advisory Forum
- Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR)
- Office for Nuclear Regulation Transport
- Natural Resources Wales
- Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)
- West Cumbria Sites Stakeholder Group (WCSSG)
LLW producers and nuclear new build
- Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
- Capenhurst Nuclear Services (CNS)
- Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE)
- Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL)
- EDF Energy
- GE Healthcare
- Horizon Nuclear Power
- Magnox Ltd
- Ministry of Defence (MOD)
- NuGeneration Limited (NuGen)
- Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
- Sellafield Ltd
- AMEC Foster Wheeler
- Augean PLC (incinerator)
- Augean PLC (landfill)
- A.W. Stokes & Son (Drums) Ltd
- Bootle Containers Ltd
- Cavendish Nuclear
- David Watts Transport
- Direct Rail Services (DRS)
- Doosan Babcock
- EnergySolutions / Grundon
- FCC Environment
- Furnell Transport
- GVH Projects Ltd
- National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL)
- PACTEC EPS Ltd
- Sellafield Ltd, WAMAC
- Siempelkamp Nukleartechnik GmbH
- Studsvik Nuclear AB
- Studsvik UK Ltd
- Suez Environment / Sita UK
- Tradebe, Fawley Thermal Treatment Centre
- Tradebe Inutec Ltd, Winfrith
- Tyson H. Burridge
- Uranium Asset Management Ltd
- W.H. Davis Ltd
- YMC Container Solutions
Other useful links
- EARWG (Environment Agencies Requirements Working Group)
- European Commission
- International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
- International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP)
- Radioactive Waste Management (RWM)
- RAMTUC CLG
- Transport Container Standardisation Committee (TCSC)
- UK Radioactive Waste & Materials Inventory (UKRWI)
For further information on the National Waste Programme, contact: email@example.com