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Hinkley Point nuclear power station. Photograph: Joe Golby/123RF
Nuclear power: site needed for waste dump. Photograph: Joe Golby/123RF

Government to restart search for area willing to host nuclear waste dump

The government is expected this week to begin a nationwide search for a community willing to host an underground nuclear waste dump to store highly radioactive material for thousands of years, the Guardian reports.

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