Enforcement action

An enforcement notice has been served on Magnox Electric at Dungeness A nuclear power station after the unauthorised transfer of low-level radioactive waste. Three bales of scrap metal were transferred for smelting at ASW's site near Sheerness. The radioactive contamination was discovered by monitors at the steelworks. The notice under the Radioactive Substances Act 1993, requires Magnox to review its arrangements for segregating and monitoring low-level waste sent for disposal.

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