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VLLW & LOW ACTIVITY LLW
DISPOSAL SERVICE
Presentation at 2012 LLWR Forum
Rheghed, Cumbria
Bav Thaker
Technical Manager (UK)
24th April 2012
Clifton Marsh Landfill Site - Background
• Location:
6 km West of Preston Centre, County of Lancashire, Northwest England
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• Current Capacity:
2.1 Million m3
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• Current Planning Consent:
Lancashire County Council has Granted Consent to Continue Operations until
31st December 2015
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• Landfill Disposal Phasing:
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4 Phases
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1, 2 and 3 Full and Capped
Phase 4 Receiving Waste Disposals
• Landfill Disposal Capability:
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General, Asbestos in a Separate Monocell and Radioactive Waste
Hazardous Waste Transfer Station
• Radioactive Waste Disposals:
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The Landfill has received Radioactive Waste for disposal since 1986 from Springfields
Fuels Ltd, Sellafield Ltd (Capenhurst Site) and URENCO UK Ltd at Capenhurst Site
under their Respective RSA 93 Authorisation
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Clifton Marsh Landfill Site
Phase 4
Composting Pad
2nd Asbestos
Monocell
Electricity
Generators
Leachate Treatment
Lagoons
Phase 1
Phase 2
1st Asbestos
Monocell
Phase 3
Site Office
Hazardous Waste
Transfer Station
United Utilities
Water Treatment
Works
More Than Just a Waste Disposal Site!!!
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River Ribble
Clifton Marsh Landfill Site - Future
• Continue General Waste Disposals
• Continue Asbestos Disposals
• Continue Hazardous Waste Transfer Service
• Continue Electricity Generation (upto 4 MW / Yr)
• Continue Radioactive Waste Disposals from Springfields Fuels Ltd,
Sellafield Ltd (Capenhurst Site) and URENCO UK Ltd at Capenhurst Site
• Secure EPR (due May 2012) to Enable a Wider Customer Based Disposal
Service Capability to UK Nuclear and Non-Nuclear Industries
• Apply for an Extension to the Current Planning Consent (Demand
Driven)
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Clifton Marsh Landfill Site - Capability
• Part of VLLW Disposal Service Framework with LLWR
• VLLW Disposal Service Contract Secured with LLWR (but Willing to Contract
Directly with 3rd Parties also)
• Capability to Receive an Extensive Range of Radionuclides
• Receipt and Disposal of Radioactive Waste upto an Average Activity of 200
Bq/g within a 10te Load
• Maximum Activity Within a Consignment is 1000 Bq/g
• If Strontium 90 is Present Within a Consignment then Limited to an Average
Activity of 100 Bq/g within a 10te Load
• Waste Receipt in Approved Bags, Drums, ISO Containers and Loose (Subject
to a Prior Pre-Assessment)
• Draft Permit Available for Viewing at Exhibition Stand
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Contact Details
Bav Thaker
Technical Manager (UK) – Radioactive Waste and NORM
Darwen Resource Recovery Park
Springfield House
Lower Eccleshill Road
Darwen
Lancs
BB3 0RP
Tel No. 01254 819700
Mob No. 07764 658809
Fax No. 01254 819749
E-Mail Address: [email protected]
Web Site Address: WWW.Sita.co.uk
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QUESTIONS???
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