Framework for an environmental safety case for geological disposal in the UK

  title={Framework for an environmental safety case for geological disposal in the UK},
  author={Melissa Poole and Raymond Kowe},
  journal={Mineralogical Magazine},
  pages={3457 - 3464}
  • M. Poole, R. Kowe
  • Published 1 December 2012
  • Environmental Science
  • Mineralogical Magazine
Abstract The implementation of a geological disposal facility requires the demonstration of confidence that such a facility would be safe during both the operational period and in the long-term after the closure of such a facility. The generic environmental safety case described in this paper is the vehicle used to demonstrate an understanding of environmental safety. It will be used to prepare a site-specific environmental safety case in due course. The approach taken will be consistent with a… 
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