Beckett moots halt to Sellafield discharge

Under strong international pressure, Ministers have proposed a moratorium on the controversial discharges of technetium-99 from BNFL's Sellafield works. However, there is a high risk that abatement technology will not be developed in time to treat the waste before ageing storage tanks come to the end of their life.

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