The EC team is mainly based at Risley, but there are team members based at Springfields and Sellafield. The team of 13 people has a range of technical backgrounds including Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Geology, Physics, and Computational Modelling.
The team principally undertakes desk-based assessment work, but some site work related to waste characterisation is also performed.
The EC team provides support to three areas of work:
- Risk/Environmental Assessments
- Environmental Investigations
- Disposal and Waste Management
Customers: SL, NDA, RWM, EA, Magnox, EDF, MoD, EU.
Skills: 5 classified workers, 2 trained in conducting Environmental Assessments
Facilities: GIS, hand-held monitors, LIBS, RAMAN, LIDAR, EnVi.
Collaborations: Uni or Manchester, Lancaster University, Galson Sciences Ltd, TORONE, Pharos, Imitech