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Monitoring beaches near Sellafield for radioactive material

How beaches near Sellafield are monitored, the monitoring results and how risks to the public are minimised.

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Sellafield Ltd has to monitor beaches close to the Sellafield site to check for radioactivity. This beach monitoring programme is a condition the Environment Agency imposed on Sellafield Ltd when it issued them with an environmental permit.

Published 9 October 2017