A worker checks radiation levels at Drigg nuclear waste store
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Drigg low-level nuclear waste store fears dismissed by firm

The low-level nuclear waste store at Drigg in West Cumbria will continue to operate despite fears the site will eventually be eroded by rising sea levels.

The concern was raised in a document released by the Environment Agency in response to a Freedom of Information Request from The Guardian newspaper.

But the site's operators say even in the worst-case scenario the impact on life and the environment will be insignificant.

  • 23 Apr 2014
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