This and MORE coming to a landfill near you!
West Cumbrians have conscientiously reduced, reused and recycled their domestic waste which, say the private company FCC, running Lillyhall landfill, means that there is “spare capacity” of 1.4 million cubic metres. Of course the privateers running the landfill will receive far more lucrative government contracts to dump nuclear waste and clear the decks for new nuclear build, than for dumping domestic waste.
The Lillyhall site originally accepted small amounts of Naturally Occuring Radioactive Materials, then it was licensed over the heads of council and businesses to accept the newly classified “exempt” High Volume Low Level Radioactive wastes. The Nuclear Free Local Authorities have pointed out that radioactive waste in landfill was previously banned : The July 1995 Radioactive Waste Management White Paper said…
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