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Nuclear Power

Nuclear Power in the United Kingdom

The world's first nuclear power plant was located in Sellafield, Cumbria at its
Calder hall site.
In 2003, the UK government described nuclear power as an `unattractive
In 2007, they took a U-turn, backing the nuclear power programme due to

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accept plans for the building of storage
sites due to boosts to the local
economy and job market.
Good transport infrastructure Transport must be as efficient and safe
as possible.
Low strength of local pressure groups Pressure groups can easily prevent the
establishment of disposal sites so this is


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