Nuclear waste at Sellafield
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Cumbria nuclear project rejected by councillors

There is uncertainty about government plans for the long-term storage of nuclear waste.

It follows a decision by councillors in Cumbria who have voted against sighting a £12bn underground facility in the county.

Ministers say they will continue to look for a suitable area for disposing the highly radioactive waste from Britain's past, present and future nuclear power stations.

Chris Buckler reports from Sellafield.

  • 30 Jan 2013
  • From the section UK
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