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The Guardian newspaper has recently published two articles about the UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s (NDA’s) Sellafield site, both of which have been strongly repudiated by Sellafield Ltd.

Date: Friday, 08 December 2023
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The UK Space Agency and the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) are to collaborate on the world's first space battery powered by americium-241. The isotope will be extracted from used nuclear fuel stored at the Sellafield site in Cumbria.

Date: Tuesday, 13 December 2022
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IAEA-led international research on the management of severely damaged used nuclear fuel is providing key lessons learned from sites such as Fukushima Daiichi, Chernobyl and Three Mile Island and demonstrating the value of global scientific collaboration, IAEA said on 11 March.

Date: Tuesday, 16 March 2021
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Japan is turning to international experts for help with decommissioning its nuclear power plants. Kirill Komarov, first deputy director general for development and international business at Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom said on 26 November that Rosatom is ready to offer Japan the entire spectrum of services and technologies in the back-end of nuclear fuel cycle.

Date: Thursday, 26 November 2015
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The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Agency is seeking proposals on potential alternative approaches for managing the UK’s plutonium stocks alongside providing support to the Government as it progresses its preferred policy of converting the material into Mixed Oxide fuel (MOX) for reactors.

Date: Monday, 27 February 2012
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The UK Department of Energy & Climate Change has a problem with the world’s largest stocks of reactor-grade plutonium. The international association Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy view this as a one-time opportunity to benefit several advanced nuclear energy developments, none of which are acknowledged by DECC. By Brendan McNamara

Weak, short distance radiation makes it warm; so it is safe to hold but not to swallow. UK reactor grade plutonium is unsuitable for making weapons. And small-scale uses of UK plutonium could never go critical

Date: Friday, 27 May 2011
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The UK Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) will spend £2.8 billion (EUR 3.2 billion) for the next year (2010/11) across the NDA's estate of 19 sites built in the post-war days of the UK's early nuclear programme.

Date: Thursday, 01 April 2010
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JSC PO Electrochemical Plant, an Atomenergoprom company has commissioned Russia's first commercial plant to reprocess depleted hexafluoride into uranium oxide concentrate. The plant uses Areva NC technology and the pyrohydrolysis method to convert the depleted hex (UF6) into hydrofluoric acid and U3O8, which can be used to produce fuel for fast neutron reactors.

Date: Friday, 18 December 2009
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