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Jellied Eel Silver badge

And never forget the huge amount of 'low level' waste that goes into the drigg dump at sellafield, polluting the landscape with the hard hats worn by visiting celebs/politicos etc etc etc

And never forget that a lot of that low level waste is medical, either from isotopes used by hospitals, or that have passed through patients. Which is fun for Sellafield, eg-

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sellafield#Norwegian_objections

..radioactive materials leaked into the sea at Sellafield along the entire coast of Norway and water samples have shown up to tenfold increases in such materials as technetium-99

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technetium-99m

..Technetium-99m is a metastable nuclear isomer of technetium-99 (itself an isotope of technetium), symbolized as 99mTc, that is used in tens of millions of medical diagnostic procedures annually, making it the most commonly used medical radioisotope

Soo.. I wonder if Sellafield is really the source? Nuclear alchemy is fun like that, and also one of those things 'renewables' can't do, ie cheaply/reliably produce medical or industrial isotopes used in diagnostics or treatments.. Yet another of the ways Greens want to kill people, intentionally or otherwise.

But they've spent a long time arguing against nuclear, even though they're now demanding 3-4x more electricity than the UK currently produces to decarbonise our economy. Simplest solution would of course be building more reactors.. And a sensible enrichment/breeding/refuelling programme to create fuel, isotopes, and of course burn waste.

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