Posts Tagged ‘Sellafield’

Nuclear: when one white elephant collapses, build another

by Michael Meacher.

It is almost incredible, but true, that the Government can build a MOX (mixed oxide) plant at Sellafield costing £1.5bn which lamentably and comprehensively fails to meet its manufacturing targets and therefore has to be closed down, yet then is determined against all the odds to build another one at a cost of £2-3bn. These […]

Tories about to build biggest white elephant

by Michael Meacher.

The government is shortly set to announce its decision to go ahead with building a second Sellafield MOX plant (SMP) at a cost of £3bn. MOX is a mixed uranium-plutonium oxide used as a nuclear reactor fuel. The history of the first MOX plant, which was forced to close down several years ago, make this […]

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