Sellafield faces huge fine over worker’s exposure to radiation – The Guardian

Posted May 11th, 2018 in fines, news, nuclear waste, prosecutions by sally

‘Britain’s biggest nuclear waste storage and reprocessing site is facing a potential multimillion-pound fine after an employee was exposed to dangerously high levels of radiation.’

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The Guardian, 11th May 2018

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Sellafield to be prosecuted for sending radioactive waste to wrong disposal site – The Guardian

Posted February 8th, 2013 in environmental protection, news, nuclear waste, prosecutions by sally

“Environment Agency takes nuclear firm to court after waste went to landfill instead of Drigg site.”

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The Guardian, 7th February 2013

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Kings Cliffe radioactive waste protesters lose appeal – BBC News

Posted January 20th, 2012 in inquiries, news, nuclear waste, planning by tracey

“Campaigners have lost a Court of Appeal battle to stop low-level radioactive waste being dumped near their Northamptonshire village.”

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BBC News, 18th January 2011

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Village loses high court challenge over radioactive waste – the Guardian

Posted November 3rd, 2011 in arbitration, news, nuclear waste, planning, waste by sally

“A group of villagers who claimed they were testing the government’s commitment to ‘localism’ by challenging a waste company’s right to dump radioactive materials in a nearby landfill site have failed in a high court challenge.”

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The Guardian, 3rd November 2011

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Sellafield faces fine for exposing staff to radioactivity – The Guardian

Posted December 4th, 2009 in fines, health & safety, news, nuclear waste by sally

“The safety record of Britain’s nuclear industry will be tarnished tomorrow when managers at the Sellafield complex in Cumbria are fined for exposing staff to radioactive contamination.”

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The Guardian, 3rd December 2009

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Government accused of breaking rules over Sellafield decommissioning plans – The Guardian

Posted October 30th, 2008 in news, nuclear power, nuclear waste by sally

“The government was last night under pressure from parliament’s most powerful watchdog committee to re-open consultations on the deal which has landed taxpayers with the bill for nuclear accidents and leaks when a private consortium takes over the decommissioning of Sellafield next month.”

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The Guardian, 30th October 2008

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Sellafield body parts inquiry grows, says QC – The Guardian

Posted July 11th, 2007 in human tissue, news, nuclear waste by sally

“The barrister investigating the removal of body parts from Sellafield workers and those at other nuclear plants over 30 years said yesterday that he expected the number of cases would rise beyond the 65 already disclosed by BNFL.”

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The Guardian, 11th July 2007

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