Cumbria pulls out of nuclear waste dump search

The government will now have to find a new community willing to host a deep disposal facility. Cumbria’s decision has no implications for new nuclear, it says

There were concerns that Cumbria's complex geology was not suitable for deep burial of nuclear waste (photograph by Peter McDermott, CC by SA 2.0)
There were concerns that Cumbria's complex geology was not suitable for deep burial of nuclear waste (photograph by Peter McDermott, CC by SA 2.0)

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