Green light for nuclear waste disposal in Northamptonshire

Low-level nuclear waste will be disposed in King's Cliffe landfill site.

Communities secretary Eric Pickles has allowed waste company Augean to accept low-level nuclear waste at its King’s Cliffe landfill site near Peterborough.

Permission was refused by Northamptonshire County Council last year (ENDS Report, April 2010) but the company mounted an appeal which was considered by a planning inquiry.

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