That includes NDA group corporations Sellafield Ltd and Nuclear Waste Companies (NWS), the programme examined the function rural communities play in supporting and sustaining the nuclear business.
It was broadcast on Sunday 3 July on BBC2 and will be seen right here: BBC iPlayer – Countryfile – Jersey 1
Countryfile presenter Tom Heap and a manufacturing crew, frolicked filming at Sellafield web site as a part of the particular characteristic which thought-about the UK’s power wants and the Authorities’s new power technique.
The piece, which was broadcast to round six million viewers, make clear the nuclear decommissioning business and explored the subjects of waste administration and geological disposal.
At Sellafield, Tom Heap spoke to Phil Hallington, Head of Coverage for Sellafield Ltd, on spent gas and waste administration points.
We have been delighted to welcome Countryfile to Sellafield to see first-hand how our web site helps low carbon power technology.
We’re pleased with the function our workforce performs in conserving the lights on throughout the UK via spent gas and waste administration providers.
It was actually pleasing to have the ability to assist the BBC inform this story to a nationwide viewers alongside colleagues from EDF Vitality and Nuclear Waste Companies.
Steve Reece, Head of GDF Siting at NWS, was additionally interviewed in regards to the objective and want for a geological disposal facility (GDF) and the group engagement as a part of the siting course of.
The filming provided a improbable alternative to speak about geological disposal within the context of the UK’s wider nuclear programme and lined the complete lifecycle from electrical energy technology to waste disposal.
It was additionally good to emphasize the dedication to security as our high precedence, and to share this with viewers throughout the nation.
David Peattie, CEO of the NDA stated:
The NDA group that includes in BBC’s Countryfile present is a superb instance of our world-leading experience being showcased to new audiences.
Our mission is of nationwide significance and it’s improbable that we will make clear how we’re coping with the UK’s nuclear legacy.
The section additionally included footage and interviews from the EDF Vitality web site at Hunterston B, the place the crew spent a day filming, taking a more in-depth have a look at the UK’s present power manufacturing.