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.

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Nuclear waste repository

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