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Public spending watchdog says Sellafield nuclear waste storage poses 'intolerable risk' 07 November 2012

An "intolerable risk" to the population is being posed by hazardous waste stored in run-down buildings at the Sellafield nuclear plant, according to a report from the National Audit Office (NAO), the UK’s watchdog on public spending. Sellafield is the UK's largest and most hazardous nuclear site, and stores enough high and intermediate level radioactive waste to fill 27 Olympic-sized swimming pools....