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  1. Response to Dong Energy

    A joint Cumbria County Council, Lancashire County Council, Lancaster City Council, Copeland Borough Council, South Lakeland District Council and Lake District Nationa Park Authority response to the preliminary environmental information (PEI) supplied by Dong in relation to their proposed application for a development consent order for an extension to the operational offshore wind farm at Walney.


  2. NuGen Stage 2 Consultation Response

    Copeland Borough Council’s response to the Stage 2 consultation from NuGeneration Ltd relating to their proposals for the Moorside Project.

  3. Green deal

    UK government initiative that aims to enable households and businesses to improve the energy efficiency of their properties.

  4. Zone of visual influence (ZVI)

    Area from which a development is theoretically visible, usually represented as a map using colour to indicate visibility.

  5. Responses to Nugen Moorside S1 Consultation

    CBC Responses to Nugeneration - Moorside Project  Stage 1 Consultation and EIA Scoping 

  6. Covering letter to Dong Energy

    Covering letter to go with response to Dong Energy on their preliminary environmental information regarding the proposed extension to the Walney wind farm.

  7. CBC response to North West Coast Connections

    Cand Council's official response to National Grid's North West Coast Connections consultation.

  8. Fossil fuels

    Fuels such as coal, oil and gas formed by the decomposition of prehistoric plants and animals.

  9. MRWS video part 4

    Video of the meeting held at Copeland Borough Council on 30 January 2013 and the discussion and decision that took place around whether to proceed to stage four of the MRWS process.

  10. MRWS call for evidence

    Copeland Borough Council has responded to the government’s call for evidence on the Managing Radioactive Waste Safely process and how it was implemented; offering suggestions on how it could be improved in the future. If you wish to participate please complete and return this form.

  11. Strategic Nuclear & Energy Board

    Meeting of the Strategic and Nuclear Energy Board.

  12. Greenhouse gas

    A gas, such as carbon dioxide or methane, that traps the sun’s heat and contributes to global warming.

  13. MRWS video part 1

    Video of the meeting held at Copeland Borough Council on 30 January 2013 and the discussion and decision that took place around whether to proceed to stage four of the MRWS process.

  14. GDF consultation response

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change consulted during Autumn 2013 on a proposed new process for finding a location to site a geological disposal facility for the country's higher activity radiaoctive waste.

    The Copeland Borough Council consultation response was developed following a members’ workshop where all councillors were invited to have their say on the lessons learned from the previous Managing Radioactive Waste Safely process, and the proposals outlined in the consultation document.

    The detail of this response was delegated for sign off to the Leader of the Council and the Leader of the Opposition groups and the Chief Executive, to ensure it represented an accurate reflection of the views of members from the workshop.

    The response was submitted on Wednesday 4 December 2013.

  15. What is decommissioning?
  16. Higher level radioactive waste

    A combination of spent nuclear fuels and other materials, such as fuel packaging and equipment, that have been contaminated with significant amounts of radioactivity.

  17. MRWS video part 3

    Video of the meeting held at Copeland Borough Council on 30 January 2013 and the discussion and decision that took place around whether to proceed to stage four of the MRWS process.

  18. National Grid consultation response, Exec 6/12

    This report details Copeland Council's response to the first phase of National Grid's North West Coast Connections project in June 2012

  19. PPA - Planning Performance Agreement

    Planning Performance Agreements (PPAs) were formally introduced into the planning system on 6 April 2008 and are about improving the quality of planning applications and the decision making process through collaboration.

  20. Infrastructure

    All the services and structures that a society needs to run smoothly, for example roads, railways and canals, public transport, water supply and sewerage, power supply and telecommunications.

  21. MRWS video part 2

    Video of the meeting held at Copeland Borough Council on 30 January 2013 and the discussion and decision that took place around whether to proceed to stage four of the MRWS process.

  22. The Moorside project

    This letter discusses the first phase of activity on the site.

  23. Development consent order (DCO)

    A consent by a Minister for a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) will take the form of a ‘development consent order This will combine a grant of planning permission with a range of other separate consents, such as listed building consent.

    A development consent order can include rights to compulsorily purchase land. There are also special procedures relating to cases such as commons, National Trust land, and land protected under the Green Belt (London & Home Counties) Act 1938.

  24. Low level waste repository (LLWR)

    Facility at Drigg, near Whitehaven, which stores and monitors low-level radioactive waste.

  25. Energy and nuclear power

    We want to make sure that all energy projects maximise the benefits for people and businesses in Copeland.  Working closely with other organisations in the UK energy sector, we:

    • assess the economic, environmental and community impact for each project
    • represent your needs and concerns through lobbying groups and consultations 
    • take an active part in decisions that affect the local community
    • Keep you informed at every stage.

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