Assessment of Risks and Uncertainties in CCS by Manuel Dr. Nepveu

In this deliverable the interplay between the Competent Authorities and the operator of a prospective storage site is addressed. The main conclusions are:

The risk assessment and characterization procedure is best viewed as a common learning process of the two parties.
Formal as well as informal moments of contact are necessary between the two parties, so as to decide which activities have to be performed, and to communicate where the process is going.
The Competent Authorities have to be represented by technical experts with sufficient understanding.