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The new Minister for Energy and Climate change, Baroness Verma has visited the Sellafield plant in Cumbria.
She called for a continued and strong focus on decommissioning at the nuclear site and praised the dedication and professionalism of the workforce there.
The Minster also met with Cumbria council leaders to discuss the siting process for a geological disposal facility for nuclear waste. Baroness Verma said that finding a long term solution for dealing with the legacy of nuclear waste was vital for Cumbria:
She explained how useful her visit to the Sellafield plant had been adding:
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Three councils in west Cumbria were due to decide next week whether to go through to the next stage of the process and look for a site.