Clean-up work at Sellafield is being held up as a shining beacon of nuclear decommissioning across the world. The techniques and technologies used at the west Cumbrian plant were witnessed by Japanese nuclear industry experts during a visit to UK. Representatives from the Japan Atomic Energy Authority (JAEA) visited Sellafield to learn more about their nuclear decommissioning and hazard reduction programmes. They also visited the Dounreay nuclear site in northern Scotland. The aim was to find out if the UK’s nuclear innovation could be used at sites in Japan facing similar challenges.
Carlisle News & Star 14th May 2018 read more »