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Nuclear Waste Removal Begins 30 Years After Power Station Closure

The disused Magnox generator, situated on the banks of the River Severn in Gloucestershire, closed in 1989. It was the world’s first commercial power station and its laboratories and many of its buildings have already been dismantled. Work emptying its vast concrete vaults of the nuclear waste Berkeley generated is only now able to safely begin. But it will not ...

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