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Nuclear energy and radiation in the environment

Nuclear energy and radioactive substances are high-profile and contentious subjects. Find out about our role in regulation and how we are protecting people and the environment.

What we're doing

Monitoring radioactivity

More information on our role in monitoring radioactivity, managing incidents and national security.

Nuclear energy explained

Nuclear power station

Find out about existing nuclear power stations, proposed new power stations and radioactive waste.

Our view on nuclear power

Read our position statement.

What you can do

Find out how you can have your say on nuclear power through consultations and events.

"Consultation is now live".