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The UK’s nuclear waste could be buried underground in Cumbria via NewScientist

By  Adam Vaughan

A long-running search to find a site for an underground nuclear waste store in the UK has received a boost today as a community in north-west England took the first formal step towards hosting the £12 billion facility.

Two years ago, the UK and Welsh governments rebooted their hunt for an area willing to voluntarily host a geological disposal facility, a long-term underground store for half a century’s worth of radioactive waste. 

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