Environmental Protection

The City of Edinburgh2006-06-022006-04-04EH421QSEH144AP-2.40176855.961505EH42 1QSRADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES ACT 1993-3.31634955.914207EH14 4APEast LothianTSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211, customer.services@tso.co.uk260201803/1391803/139

Environmental Protection

Scottish Environment Protection Agency


Notice is hereby given that six applications have been made by British Energy Generation Limited to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) for an authorisation under Section 13 of the above Act to dispose of radioactive wastes from the premises at Torness Power Station, Dunbar, East Lothian EH42 1QS.

In accordance with the requirements of Section 16 (5) of the above Act, SEPA is specifically consulting with the following bodies: The Committee on the Medical aspects of Radiation in the Environment (COMARE), The Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CRWM), The Health Protection Agency, Radiation Protection Division (formerly NRPB), The Environment Agency (EA), Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH),Scottish Water, The City of Edinburgh Council, East Lothian Council, Scottish Borders Council, Lothian NHS Board, NHS Borders, Cumbria County Council, Copeland Borough Council, Hampshire County Council and New Forest District Council.

In addition, the application may be viewed on the SEPA website (www.sepa.org.uk) or inspected by any interested party between 09:00 and 17:00 hours at the following SEPA offices:

SEPA Edinburgh Office

Clearwater House

Heriot Watt Research Park

Avenue North



EH14 4AP

Written representations concerning the application may be made to SEPA at the address given above and, if received before 2 June 2006 will be considered by SEPA when determining the application. Comments are invited on the understanding that they may be made public by SEPA. Comments will only be treated as “not for publication” if a specific request to that effect is made to SEPA.

Colin Bayes, Director of Environmental Protection and Improvement