Allerdale Borough Council have voted yes to look for a nuclear waste disposal site in west Cumbria.
The voting carried a 5-2 majority.
– Alan Smith, Leader, Allerdale Borough Council
"It was right for us to undertake our own debate on this issue.
"I personally think that Cumbria County Council have got it wrong. We will enter into a conversation with Government to see if there is any way we can still go forward."