Radioactive Waste Consultancy • RadEcol Consulting
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     Radioactive Waste Consultancy

RadEcol supports both the operational and decommissioning nuclear sectors in addition to other radioactive substances permitted users, providing both consultancy support and site based delivery.

Radioactive Waste Consultancy capabilities

RADIOLOGICAL SUBSTANCES COMPLIANCE

TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Technical support for waste management arrangements including integrated waste strategy (IWS) and decommissioning plan development; optioneering and optimisation (BAT/BPEO/BPM); and, technical underpinning including disposal route justification, waste characterisation and radioactive waste radiological fingerprint development.

 
AUTHORSHIP

Technical authorship and review and regulatory engagement support for EPR10 Radioactive Substances Activity permit and RSA 93 authorisation applications.

 
ENVIRONMENTAL, SUSTAINABILITY & MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Environmental, sustainability and management system services including support to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Statement (ES) development for new facilities; carbon footprint analysis for waste management disposition; and, integrated management system review , design and technical authorship.

RADIOLOGICAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

RADIOLOGICAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Radiological Impact Assessments (RIAs) for radioactive aqueous and gaseous discharges to the environment encompassing human and non-human biota dose assessments for both prospective (predictive) and retrospective (monitored) assessments. Predictive assessments include the use of regulator accepted models and development of numerical tools to address a client’s specific needs.

 
ARTICLE 37 SUBMISSIONS

Development of Article 37 submissions to the European Union to assess environmental effects on other member states as a result of nuclear site operations. This includes assessment of emissions to air and water between member states.

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT & LAND QUALITY ASSESSMENT

LAND QUALITY ASSESSMENT

Land quality management including due diligence assessments, characterisation and remediation strategy development and technical authorship of land management safety cases and Dedesignation Assessments under the 2004 Energy Act.

 
ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING PROGRAMMES

Design, review and implementation of bespoke environmental monitoring programmes to assess the flux and fate of radioactivity in the environment. Development of monitoring strategies and characterisation programmes for Ecosystem determination; identifying sensitive species, biotypes and potential assessment of radionuclide element behaviours in the biosphere in support of long-term biosphere assessments.

Experience of our team includes support to UK operators such as URENCO enrichment (UUK) and decommissioning business (CNS), Sellafield Ltd, and Magnox Ltd; Environment Agency, Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII); and other industries and sectors including water utilities, land fill operators, hazardous waste management industry and the healthcare sector.

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