Sellafield admits sending radioactive waste to landfill
The operator of the UK's largest nuclear facility has pleaded guilty to seven safety and environment offences, after four bags of low-level radioactive waste were illegally sent to landfillSellafield Limited admitted at Workington magistrate’s court that it did not have adequate management systems in place to meet the requirements of its environmental permit, when waste from controlled
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