Sellafield starts decommissioning risky fuel pond

Nuclear fuel has been extracted from a Pile Fuel Storage Pond, the world’s largest, at Sellafield yesterday. The programme is five years ahead of schedule and is seen by some as a statement of intent for Sellafield’s decommissioning plans. Jim French, Nuclear Management Partners’ Executive Decommissioning Director said: “Our original timescale was to start retrieving […]