update by Nick Gamble, 23 May 2021

Map of Copeland showing the potential search areas for the GDF
Potential Evaluation Areas for the GDF

Removal of Ghyll Scaur Quarry from the evaluation area for building the Geological Disposal Facility by the Copeland Working Group

Copeland Working Group have issued a Position Statement revising the inclusion of Ghyll Scaur Quarry in the initial evaluation report. Ghyll Scaur Quarry will be removed from the title of the document and the search area will exclude any of the land earmarked for the southern boundary extension of the Lake District National Park.
The report is not being withdrawn but the area under investigation for potential development of the deep repository will be revised.
The full statement can be seen below

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