We have been reprocessing used nuclear fuel at Sellafield for decades, first in the First Generation Reprocessing Plant, then the Magnox Reprocessing Plant and, since the 1990s, in the Thermal Oxide Reprocessing Plant (Thorp). But what exactly is reprocessing?
Head of Corporate Communications, Sellafield Ltd
Have you ever wondered what happens behind Sellafield’s security fences? Or how the site evolved from a farm to a nuclear icon and one of the biggest environmental clean-up challenges in Europe? Sellafield Ltd’s head of corporate communications, Emma Law, takes you inside Sellafield.