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No nuclear waste site for Cumbria

Cumbria County Council have decided that west Cumbria will not host a site for high level nuclear waste.

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Full Report: Nuclear waste disposal debate

Anti nuclear campaigners have been demonstrating outside a meeting in Carlisle where the issue of whether an underground nuclear waste store should be built in west Cumbria was being discussed.

On Wednesday three cumbrian councils will vote on whether to go through to the next stage of the process and look for a site.

Today's meeting was arranged by the Sellafield Workers union who want want the process to continue.

See below for Samantha Parker's report.

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