Dounreay

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Dounreay

(do͞on`rā, do͞onrā`), village, Highland, N Scotland. Several nuclear breeder reactors are located nearby.
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Dounreay

the site in N Scotland of a nuclear power station, which contained the world's first fast-breeder reactor (1962--77). A prototype fast-breeder operated from 1974 until 1994: a nuclear fuel re-processing plant has also operated at the site
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AN AREA of seabed measuring 75,000[m.sup.2] is to be monitored over the summer during the next phase of contaminated particle recovery off the coast of the Dounreay nuclear power station in Caithness.
Some of the problems have been caused by contractors at the nearby Dounreay nuclear power station looking for offices and bases in the town.
A MAN who has been sacked from a senior management post at the Dounreay nuclear power station has admitted that he was once convicted of fire-raising.