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Nuclear Waste (Drigg)

Volume 124: debated on Monday 7 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment when he expects the low-level nuclear waste disposal facility at Drigg to be full.

With improved methods of waste management and at planned disposal rates, Drigg is not expected to be full until about 2016. BNFL is considering further options for development of the site that could extend the lifetime still further.