UKAEA plans nuclear waste store project

December 2002
Professional Engineering;12/11/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 23, p15
Trade Publication
Cites plans by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) to build a storage site for intermediate-level radioactive waste arising from the decommissioning of the Dounreay nuclear plant in Caithness, Scotland. Amount of waste that the Dounreay decommissioning is expected to produce; Number of jobs that the project will create, according to the UKAEA.


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