NIREX


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NIREXNuclear Industry Radioactive Waste Executive (UK; now Nirex Limited)
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They will focus on retrieving all the "hot" material, including plutonium, and removing it to the yet-to-be-built NIREX deep underground store at Sellafield, Cumbria.
Indeed, I have to say that I'm surprised the developers, NPL Estates, even thought of this option, given the history of the solid opposition of the Teesside public when, back in the 1980s, the Nuclear Disposal Agency, NIREX, mooted an idea of the mine being used to store nuclear waste.
But this will not reassure local people, who remember all too well the honeyed words of NIREX 23 odd years ago.