Dounreay waste plan

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A store capable of holding radioactive waste for up to 100 years has been proposed for the Dounreay nuclear site.<br />
The £23m building at the Caithness site could hold 2,800 500-litre drums.<br />
The store has been proposed as an extension to a cementation plant where drums of waste are filled with a grout to reduce levels of radioactivity.<br />
Dounreay Site Restoration Limited has applied for planning permission for the new store and hopes to start the building work next year.<br />
Picture: Universal News And Sport (Europe) 23 feb 2015
A store capable of holding radioactive waste for up to 100 years has been proposed for the Dounreay nuclear site.
The £23m building at the Caithness site could hold 2,800 500-litre drums.
The store has been proposed as an extension to a cementation plant where drums of waste are filled with a grout to reduce levels of radioactivity.
Dounreay Site Restoration Limited has applied for planning permission for the new store and hopes to start the building work next...
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