#Decomm newsletter: making progress in cleaning up our nuclear past

Your round up of news and views

Turning the corner to exciting times

Mark Wareing, the NDA’s Major Projects and Programmes Manager, has been involved with Sellafield’s legacy ponds and silos for the last 20 years. He acts as the link between Sellafield and the NDA to support the decommissioning mission and provide assurance to government and stakeholders that the NDA are making efficient and effective progress.

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Chernobyl drama sparks huge interest in nuclear, so let's talk about it

Safe confinement of Chernobyl

As the final instalment of Sky TV’s powerful Chernobyl drama came to an end, scientist Dr Claire Corkhill welcomes the interest it’s sparked in nuclear and says we need to talk more openly about the industry’s global legacy.

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Latest views from people interested in NDA and UK nuclear decommissioning

Audience at the Stakeholder Summit 2018

Bill Hamilton has been responsible for the way the NDA engages with its stakeholders for 14 years. He shares the latest results and feedback from our annual survey of their views and perceptions of the organisation.

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DRS comes out on top

DRS wins top award

Direct Rail Services has been named ‘Top Employer’ at the 2019 Women in Rail Awards. DRS’ engineer, Lisa Graham, was also shortlisted as ‘Female Apprentice of the Year’ at the prestigious event in London earlier this month. 

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Leaders pledge to realise more value for nuclear communities

Aerial shot of Scrabster Harbour near Wick

Senior figures from NDA and Sellafield have spoken at an event in West Cumbria, confirming their commitment to making a greater socio-economic impact for the areas surrounding the UK’s nuclear sites.

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Class 37 locomotive named "Blackpool Tower"

DRS locomotive named "Blackpool Tower"

One of Direct Rail Sservice's most famous locomotives has been renamed ‘Blackpool Tower’ as part of the 125th anniversary celebrations for the North West’s most famous landmark.

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Low Level Waste Repository's landmark achievement

Vault 9 at Low Level Waste Repository

A landmark has been reached at the UK's Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR) as the 11,000th container has been diverted from disposal at the site.

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