Agency moves to tighten Sellafield discharge limits

The Environment Agency has proposed tighter discharge limits for British Nuclear Fuels' Sellafield works - although releases of the radioactive isotope technetium-99 will continue to lead to high contamination levels in seafood. The Agency has also released an assessment of the economic case for a new plant to produce mixed oxide (MOX) fuel - which, remarkably, ignores the £300 million capital cost of the project.

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