Close nuclear leak plant for good, says Sellafield

Thorp reprocessing should never be restarted – boss
The owner of the Sellafield site in Cumbria, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, wants its main reprocessing facility to shut forever following a leak of highly radioactive liquefied nuclear fuel containing plutonium and uranium.
The move would bring an early end to the UK’s reprocessing programme, which was conceived in the Sixties to provide plutonium for Britain’s nuclear deterrent while recycling uranium for civil energy needs.
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