United Kingdom: Cumbria sticks it to the nuclear dump lobby – despite all the carrots on offer

Guardian: Cumbria county council's decision to "dump the dump" by voting against a nuclear waste repository close to the Lake District has drilled a nasty great hole in the middle of the government's wider nuclear strategy. Ministers had made clear that part of the agreement with the public over a new generation of atomic power stations would involve finding a safe and permanent home for the high-level waste created by the old ones. Cumbria's decision is a body blow for government because though it may......

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