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  1. NuGen Stage 2 Consultation Response

    Copeland Borough Council’s response to the Stage 2 consultation from NuGeneration Ltd relating to their proposals for the Moorside Project.

  2. Geological disposal facility (GDF)

    A safe underground area where radioactive waste is stored and monitored.

  3. West Cumbria Sites Stakeholder Group (WCSSG)

    Independent body that scrutinises the nuclear industry in West Cumbria by providing an active, two-way channel of communication between the site operators, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and local stakeholders.

  4. Responses to Nugen Moorside S1 Consultation

    CBC Responses to Nugeneration - Moorside Project  Stage 1 Consultation and EIA Scoping 

  5. Response to Dong Energy

    A joint Cumbria County Council, Lancashire County Council, Lancaster City Council, Copeland Borough Council, South Lakeland District Council and Lake District Nationa Park Authority response to the preliminary environmental information (PEI) supplied by Dong in relation to their proposed application for a development consent order for an extension to the operational offshore wind farm at Walney.


  6. CBC response to North West Coast Connections

    Cand Council's official response to National Grid's North West Coast Connections consultation.

  7. Green deal

    UK government initiative that aims to enable households and businesses to improve the energy efficiency of their properties.

  8. Zone of visual influence (ZVI)

    Area from which a development is theoretically visible, usually represented as a map using colour to indicate visibility.

  9. Covering letter to Dong Energy

    Covering letter to go with response to Dong Energy on their preliminary environmental information regarding the proposed extension to the Walney wind farm.

  10. SME Trade Mission Event

    SME Trade Mission Event

  11. Fossil fuels

    Fuels such as coal, oil and gas formed by the decomposition of prehistoric plants and animals.

  12. MRWS video part 4

    Video of the meeting held at Copeland Borough Council on 30 January 2013 and the discussion and decision that took place around whether to proceed to stage four of the MRWS process.

  13. MRWS call for evidence

    Copeland Borough Council has responded to the government’s call for evidence on the Managing Radioactive Waste Safely process and how it was implemented; offering suggestions on how it could be improved in the future. If you wish to participate please complete and return this form.

  14. Strategic Nuclear & Energy Board

    Meeting of the Strategic and Nuclear Energy Board.

  15. Greenhouse gas

    A gas, such as carbon dioxide or methane, that traps the sun’s heat and contributes to global warming.

  16. MRWS video part 1

    Video of the meeting held at Copeland Borough Council on 30 January 2013 and the discussion and decision that took place around whether to proceed to stage four of the MRWS process.

  17. GDF consultation response

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change consulted during Autumn 2013 on a proposed new process for finding a location to site a geological disposal facility for the country's higher activity radiaoctive waste.

    The Copeland Borough Council consultation response was developed following a members’ workshop where all councillors were invited to have their say on the lessons learned from the previous Managing Radioactive Waste Safely process, and the proposals outlined in the consultation document.

    The detail of this response was delegated for sign off to the Leader of the Council and the Leader of the Opposition groups and the Chief Executive, to ensure it represented an accurate reflection of the views of members from the workshop.

    The response was submitted on Wednesday 4 December 2013.

  18. What is decommissioning?
  19. Higher level radioactive waste

    A combination of spent nuclear fuels and other materials, such as fuel packaging and equipment, that have been contaminated with significant amounts of radioactivity.

  20. MRWS video part 3

    Video of the meeting held at Copeland Borough Council on 30 January 2013 and the discussion and decision that took place around whether to proceed to stage four of the MRWS process.

  21. National Grid consultation response, Exec 6/12

    This report details Copeland Council's response to the first phase of National Grid's North West Coast Connections project in June 2012

  22. PPA - Planning Performance Agreement

    Planning Performance Agreements (PPAs) were formally introduced into the planning system on 6 April 2008 and are about improving the quality of planning applications and the decision making process through collaboration.

  23. Infrastructure

    All the services and structures that a society needs to run smoothly, for example roads, railways and canals, public transport, water supply and sewerage, power supply and telecommunications.

  24. MRWS video part 2

    Video of the meeting held at Copeland Borough Council on 30 January 2013 and the discussion and decision that took place around whether to proceed to stage four of the MRWS process.

  25. The Moorside project

    This letter discusses the first phase of activity on the site.

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