THE WHITEHAVEN NEWS

THE WHITEHAVEN NEWS



NEWS ROUND-UP

Thursday, March 07, 2002

US nuclear waste under spotlight at Sellafield

THE treatment and recovery of high level nuclear waste in the United States will be up for public discussion at Sellafield next week.

And more, specifically the question is: "What happens when a project escalates from $6.9 billion to $15.2 billion?

Andy Elsden, head of technology at BNFL, will give a presentation about the Hanford project - one of the most ambitious of recent times.

The British Nuclear Energy Society is hosting the presentation in the BNFL Technology Centre, Sellafield, next Tuesday (March 12) at 5 pm. Members of the public wishing to reserve a place should contact Kirk Mayer on 07714 855837 by tomorrow.