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Company: Sellafield Limited
Current Parent CompanySellafield Limited
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: Sellafield Limited
Penalty: £772,635
Year: 2013
Date: 14 June, 2013
Offence Group: safety-related offences
Offence Type: nuclear safety violation
Violation Description: Sellafield Limited was fined £700,000 and ordered to pay £72, 635 in costs at Carlisle Crown Court for sending several bags of radioactive waste to a landfill site in Cumbria. The bags should have been sent to a specialist facility that treats and stores low level radioactive waste.
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Office for Nuclear Regulation
HQ Country of Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: government-owned
Major Industry of Parent: miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: nuclear decommissioning
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