Lillyhall gets go-ahead 07/04/11

PERMISSION has been granted for Lillyhall landfill site to start receiving and disposing of high volume, very low level radioactive waste. Waste Recycling Group (WRG), which owns and operates the site, will work with its partner EnergySolutions to safely dispose of the lowest level of radioactive waste, which will include decommissioning wastes such as lightly contaminated building rubble, concrete, soil and steel reinforcing bars, redundant plant and equipment. Operational or process wastes such as lightly contaminated clothing, gloves and paper towels from nuclear facilities will also be disposed of.

Whitehaven News 7th April 2011

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