West Cumbria will not host a site for high level nuclear waste.
Cumbria County Council cabinet members decided they did not want to move forward with the process.
At the Copeland Borough Council meeting the executive voted in favour 6-1, but the county council decision has ruled out west Cumbria completely.
"We are extremely disappointed by the Cumbria County Council's decision and will look at their reasoning before seeing if there's anything we can do. "
Councillors will decide whether to look for a site to bury nuclear waste. We look at the arguments AGAINST going forward in the process.
As 24 councillors prepare to decide whether west Cumbria should look for a possible site to bury nuclear waste we look at the arguments FOR.