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It’s important for the Working Group’s activities to be transparent. We’ll keep you regularly updated about events, developments, and our opinions.

Newsletter – Issue 4

February 18, 2021

Copeland GDF Working Group Newsletter Welcome to our latest newsletter from the Copeland GDF Working Group, I hope everyone is…

Newsletter – Issue 3

January 21, 2021

Happy New Year to you and welcome to the third edition of the Copeland GDF Working Group newsletter. Today we’ve…

Copeland Working Group launches virtual exhibition – go hundreds of metres underground to see how a Geological Disposal Facility works

January 21, 2021

An interactive virtual exhibition has been launched today – including videos, graphics and information – for people living in Copeland…

Copeland, sea view

Newsletter – Issue 2

December 17, 2020

Welcome to the second edition of the Copeland GDF Working Group newsletter. The Working Group has started its engagement with…

An illustrated GDF concept

Newsletter – Issue 1

November 27, 2020

Welcome to the first issue of the Copeland GDF Working Group Newsletter You may have seen the recent announcement about…

Mark Cullinan, Independent Chair, Copeland Working Group

Copeland GDF Working Group formed to discuss geological disposal of radioactive waste

November 4, 2020

Today in Copeland, a Working Group has been formed to start local engagement on whether Copeland could be a suitable…

Swedish community votes ‘yes’ for a Geological Disposal Facility

October 16, 2020

Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) reports on the formal acceptance of the final underground repository for spent nuclear fuel by the…

RWM launches new venture to lead groundbreaking research into geological disposal

August 4, 2020

Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) reports on the launch of the Research Support Office (RWM RSO) which will harness the UK’s…

How to build a nuclear warning for 10,000 years’ time

August 3, 2020

BBC Future reports on the site of the Waste Isolation Pilot Project (WIPP) in New Mexico which contains the US…

Radioactive Waste Disposal

June 30, 2020

Dr Robert Winsley, Material Scientist and Senior Scientific Advisor for Radioactive Waste Management, discusses the research being undertaken to ensure…