Proposed geological disposal facility on very edge of Copeland would be nearer to south lakes market town of Ulverston than to Sellafield. Ghyll Scuar Quarry, The Hill, Millom is being considered by Radioactive Waste Management for above surface GDF nuclear sprawl.
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A Cumbria County Council committee has asked to be included in a new working group exploring the suitability of Copeland for the site of an underground radioactive waste facility. The council’s local committee for Copeland agreed on Tuesday to submit a request to Radioactive Waste Management to join its newly-formed working group, exploring the viability of siting a Geological Disposal Facility in Copeland. The facility would provide deep underground long-term storage for nuclear waste, and the Government is now looking for viable potential sites for the construction of such a facility.
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