TITLE

BNFL waste plans face rejection

AUTHOR(S)
Knight, Helen
PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);3/29/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7595, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the possible rejection faced by BNFL's plans to stop pumping radioactive waste into the Irish Sea from the Great Britain Environment Agency. Criticism of BNFL's proposed technology; Proposal of BNFL to pour chemical tetraphenyl phosphonium bromide into waste streams; Concerns of Nirex regarding the proposal.
ACCESSION #
6624271

 

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