RADIOACTIVE waste from other nuclear power stations has moved a step closer to being stored at Bradwell. Magnox, the company running Bradwell power station, asked Essex County Council whether it needed to draw up a full environmental impact assessment on plans to import nuclear waste from other power stations. Now the council has decided the application is not “significant” enough to require a formal assessment. The decision said: “The formal decision of this Authority is that the effects of the development would not be so significant as to require formal Environmental Impact Assessment.” Magnox’s submission to County Hall revealed “intermediate level waste” would be stored, encased in cement, inside stainless steel drums or concrete boxes.
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