DETR looks to planning reform to secure nuclear waste dump

The Government's plans to reform the planning system may be used to drive through approval for radioactive waste disposal sites in the face of local opposition, officials told a House of Lords inquiry in February. The inquiry has also raised questions over the future of nuclear power and fuel reprocessing following the collapse of Nirex's plans to build an underground waste repository.

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