parents group's Hinkley radioactive waste fears are rejected
that radioactive waste from Sellafield is being driven through
the Burnham-On-Sea area to Hinkley Point have been rejected this
(Parents Concerned About Hinkley) claims that highly radioactive
waste is being transported between the two power stations.
Jo Brown said: "Under the new national nuclear waste and
decommissioning contract highly radioactive Sellafield waste is
being driven to Hinkley by road for processing prior to overseas
the new contract, waste from any UK site can be transported to
any other UK nuclear site without local consultation and without
taking account of high public health risk in areas like the Somerset
coastal communities which are very close to, and downwind, of
the Hinkley site."
Bill Hamilton of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) rejected
the concerns, saying: "The allegations are completely without