§ Mr. Wallace
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what volume of (a) high-level radioactive waste. (b) intermediate-level radioactive waste and (c) low-level solid waste would be expected to be generated annually if the proposed European fast reactor demonstration reprocessing plant becomes operational.
§ Mr. Ancram
In their document, "Supplementary information (including certain environmental issues) relating to the outline planning application to construct a 235W European Demonstration Reprocessing Plant at Dounreay", the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority and British Nuclear Fuels plc. indicated that they would expect the volumes of high-level and intermediate-level radioactive waste arisings to be 85m 3 per annum in liquid form (12m 3 per annum after solidification) and 170m 3 per annum in solid form respectively. The applicants have not indicated the expected volume of low-level solid waste arisings.