A DECISION on whether Sellafield can continue storing 11,000 cubic metres of nuclear waste in one of its Seascale buildings is due to be made Tuesday. Sellafield was granted permission to build a five-storey building in 1992 for interim storage of encapsulated intermediate-level waste. However, the permission expires at the end of 2021, due to a condition imposed at the time by Copeland council. The nuclear firm now wants to have permission to continue storing the waste, as a more permanent solution is not yet available.
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