Sellafield’s latest plant is up and running and supporting the site’s clean-up mission. The £750m plant is needed to clean out the site’s reprocessing plants. Sellafield’s newest plant is up and running, supporting the site’s clean-up mission. Evaporator D has been set to work reducing the volume of Sellafield’s most radioactive waste product – highly active liquor. The £750m plant is the only evaporator on the site able to process high-level liquid waste created during the clean-out of the Sellafield’s reprocessing plants. It acts like a giant kettle, reducing the volume of liquor so it can be turned into glass form and safely stored.
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