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What the papers say - THE INDEPENDENT

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A leaked internal report into the running of Sellafield nuclear power station has revealed that the plant is 'becoming difficult to operate properly' and that 'faults in safety mechanisms are not reported properly'. Until now, nuclear experts believed the plant was one of the better managed facilities.

Environment minister Elliot Morley said that a new 'green' tax could be introduced to take into account the increased value of land following development. The tax would be paid when projects are granted planning permission.

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