Dr Roger Coates was awarded the OBE for services to nuclear safety and radiological protection. And Dr Graham Fairhall receives the MBE for services to the nuclear energy sector. Dr Coates, 69, originally from Halifax, has lived at Bouth near Ulverston for 20 years. He said: “I feel very, very privileged. As well as having that personal honour, it’s also nice to see work in nuclear safety and radiation protection recognised.” Dr Coates joined the health and safety department at Sellafield in 1975 and worked for British Nuclear Fuels (BNFL) for more than 30 years. Having become acting director of environment, health and safety, for BNFL in 2000, he retired in 2006.
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