Sellafield

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Sellafield

the site of an atomic power station and nuclear reprocessing plant in NW England, in W Cumbria
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The points looked secure after Windscale had a man sent off midway through the second half, but the Cumbrians piled forward late on and forced a leveller with a deflected Goulding shot.
Then in 1957 he, his wife and baby daughter Lynn were all exposed to radioactive fallout when a fire at the Windscale nuclear plant showered the area with fallout.
Sellafield - or Windscale as I prefer to call it - has been pumping radioactive waste into the Irish Sea for years.
NYSE: JEC) announced today that Jacobs/H&G, a subsidiary of Jacobs, has been awarded a contract by British Nuclear Fuels PLC (BNFL) to handle design on the new Windscale Vitrification Plant (WVP) Line 3 project at Sellafield, Cumbria, United Kingdom.
Sellafield, once known more poetically as Windscale, does leak radioactive waste into the Irish Sea, and has acknowledged (accidental, one supposes) emissions of radioactivity into the atmosphere.
Windscale existed as a nuclear complex long before the two nuclear power stations were ever built there in the 50s.
1970: Part of Windscale nuclear reactor sealed off after a radioactive leak.
Because just like all that fussing about with changing the nuclear power plant from Windscale to Sellafield, it just don't matter what the name is.
This fascinating documentary explored thelead-uptoandthe aftermath of the fire which swept through the Windscale nuclear reactor 50 years ago.
WEARSIDE LEAGUE: Cleator Moor Celtic 5 Ashbrooke Belford House 1, Easington Colliery 2 Kirkbymoorside 2, Houghton Town 1 New Marske 3, Ryhope CW 5 Boldon CA 2, Willington 0 Annfield Plain 1, Windscale 0 Wolviston 1.
Taking place in the suberb Green Street Warehouse venue, the night's entertainment will consist of three live bands, Omnia Opera, Betty & the Id and Windscale, and promises to be "a demented mashup of plasma rock, psychedelia, post rock, prog, electronica and acid".
Tuohy, who has died, aged 90, acted selflessly to douse a reactor fire in the worst accident in British atomic history, in October, 1957, while deputy works manager at Windscale plutonium production plant (now Sellafield).