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Radioactive Waste

Volume 958: debated on Thursday 16 November 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list (a) the sites in Scotland for which the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority has sought planning permission for test drillings into geological strata as part of the programme of research into ways of disposing of high level radioactive waste and (b) the decision of the planning authority in each case which has been determined.

Following is the information:

Site and Decision of Planning Authority
Mullwharchar, Carrick Forest—Planning permission refused by Kyle and Carrick District Council.
Ulbster Estate, Caithness—Planning permission granted by Highland Regional Council.