Date set for Dounreay particles recovery

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A date has been set for the recovery of radioactive particles from the seabed near the Dounreay nuclear power plant in Caithness.

A remotely-operated vehicle, the size of a transit van, is expected to begin the operation on 7 July.

Dounreay Site Restoration Limited, which is leading the clean-up of the plant and surrounding area, said up to 700 fragments could be retrieved.

The machine to be used should be built and tested by the end of this month.

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