Cumbria County Council will not re-examine nuclear waste dump decision

The scrutiny committee at Cumbria County Council has decided not to re-examine the initial decision against a potential underground nuclear waste dump in Cumbria.

The committee examined how and why the decision was reached to rule the county out of the project.


Nuclear waste repository

Calls to reverse the decision not to allow the underground storage of nuclear waste have been rejected by County Councillors.