Day: 20 April 2000
BNFL makes safety and management changes in bid to smooth privatisation plans
British Nuclear Fuels Limited (BNFL) is to replace nine directors and take steps to improve safety at its Sellafield site . The changes, which are intended to smooth the way for plans to partially privatise the company, come after the publication of three damning reports by the Government's nuclear safety watchdog.
Report validates waste hierarchy, but says industry is right to pursue flexible approach
The prioritising of waste management options (prevention, followed by recycling, incineration and landfill) - known as the waste hierarchy - has been given a reprieve by a review of the literature on different plastic recovery options.
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