Irish Minister for the Environment, Dick Roche has announced that the British government has finally agreed to close the Thorp nuclear re-processing plant.
About time. The east coast of Ireland lived in fear of that place since it was called Windscale. The plant is basically an accident prone, act of genocide waiting to happen. If it had been as close to London as it is to Dublin then it would would have been closed years ago.
A quick glance at the dots on the map on this page will show you just how keen the English are on having nuclear power, so long as it is as far away from them as possible.