A national nuclear boss has given a positive report on the performance of Britain’s nuclear industry, praising the work of Sellafield Limited, operators of the eponymous site in west Cumbria. Chief Nuclear Inspector Mark Foy has published his annual performance review, reporting that the nuclear industry has performed well overall with required standards of safety, security and safeguarding being maintained. Mr Foy of The Office for Nuclear Regulation, praises the industry for “adapting well to the challenges of Covid-19 – implementing pandemic contingency plans to good effect”. Nuclear decommissioning site Sellafield Limited was praised in the report for its delivery of a new training facility to practice the retrieval of radioactive waste from a legacy silo.
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