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Northen British companies to build 100s of casks for Sellafield’s 66 year-old nuclear wasyes

radioactive waste from one of the UK’s most important nuclear
decommissioning projects. Businesses in Lancashire, Cumbria and West
Yorkshire are joining forces to produce self-shielded boxes which will
store legacy waste from the First Generation Magnox Storage Pond (FGMSP) at
Sellafield. The 66-year old open air pond was originally used to store
nuclear fuel from the UK’s first generation of nuclear power stations. It
has been prioritised for clean-up by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.
The clean-up work requires the manufacture of hundreds of boxes to store
material taken out of the facility.


September 10, 2018 - Posted by | UK, wastes

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