HC Deb 30 October 1985 vol 84 c524W
48. Mr. Wallace

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what progress is being made with the investigation of the feasibility of the disposal of radioactive waste below the seabed.

Mrs. Rumbold

I assume the hon. Member is referring to the concept of emplacing intermediate-level wastes under the continental shelf, I understand that NIREX has now let two contracts for generic desk studies into the feasibility of systems that may be suitable for this purpose.

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