The company that runs the Sellafield nuclear site, Sellafield Limited, is to be prosecuted over a 'waste disposal incident.'
It's after allegations the company sent and disposed of four bags of low level radioactive waste from it's west Cumbrian site in 2010.
The company faces nine charges; eight charges have been brought by the Environment Agency and one charge brought by the Office for Nuclear Regulation.
The Environment Agency charges are brought under the Radioactive Substances Act and Environmental Permitting Regulation.
The Office for Nuclear Regulation charge is brought under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009.
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