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Underground or overground? Geological disposal of radioactive waste, part 1

Episode 27

In the first of a double bill, Rebecca Lunn, Professor of Engineering Geosciences and Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, talks about the UK's efforts to dispose of our higher level radioactive waste.

Despite the decision that long term geological storage is the best option to secure the waste for future generations, a suitable site has still not been selected. Do we have a moral obligation to find a solution, and how long will it take?