Welcome to the Nuleaf website

What we do

Policy, strategy and practice across all areas of nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management must meet the needs of local authorities and communities. We work to promote this, both within the UK and internationally.

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Meeting & Events

We are a forum for councils to engage with Government and the nuclear industry, hosting regular events for both elected members and officers.

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Policy & Communications

Informed by our members, we have developed a suite of policy statements and information materials covering all aspects of nuclear decommissioning.

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Our archive contains a record of our meetings, events and consultation responses over the last 3 years.

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Welcome to Nuleaf

Nuleaf is the voice of local government on nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management. We work with Government, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), Radioactive Waste Management Ltd (RWM), regulators and the wider industry and promote the best economic, social and environmental outcomes for nuclear communities.

Over 100 local authorities and National Park authorities across England and Wales are members. We are a representative body of the Local Government Association.

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Annual Report

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Steering Group Papers

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Our Blog

International experience, Phil Matthews, Executive Director, Nuleaf

Updated: December 7, 2021

Nuleaf’s Executive Director looks at the similarities, and differences, between nuclear communities around the world.

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