The Nuclear Installations Inspectorate visited the UK reprocessing plant at Sellafield and found evidence of an organisation with the kind of safety standards you'd expect from a state run enterprise in one of the world's richest countries handling enormously dangerous material.

" Two of the three evaporators have been shut due to safety problems, and there are continuing "difficulties" with vitrification. But the most alarming issue is the failure of equipment needed to cool the waste, which could, at worst, lead to an explosion, scattering radioactivity across much of the country. Studies suggest that for every tank that exploded 210,000 people would die from cancer "

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