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Low Level Radiation Campaign Statement on Polonium-210

Officials understate risks, and mislead the public, leaving exposed people unprotected.

In the emergency following the death of Alexander Litvinenko, there are serious shortcomings in the approach taken by the UK authorities.

NIS alerts BBC to nuclear waste train breakdown

NIS alerts BBC to nuclear waste train breakdown

At 17.30 on 24th October, Eleanor Carpenter, a NIS networker based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne alerted the NIS office to the closure of Sunderland rail station due to a damaged nuclear train.


Nuclear watchdog alarmed by Faslane danger

By Rob Edwards, Environment Editor Sunday Herald

A series of safety lapses at the Faslane nuclear submarine base on the Clyde, including one in which workers were over-exposed to radiation from a
reactor, has worried government inspectors. Internal documents obtained by the Sunday Herald reveal that the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate has been concerned about poor supervision at the base and is monitoring the situation.

Tritium release event

HM Nuclear Installations Inspectorate AWE Aldermaston and Burghfield Quarterly Report for 1 April to 30 June 2005- Tritium Release event

Nuclear convoy could explode

Nuclear convoy could explode, admits MoD,  17th July 2005

By Rob Edwards, Environment Correspondent, The Sunday Herald

Trident warheads carried regularly by road to the Clyde naval base could explode if they are involved in a major crash, an internal Ministry of Defence report reveals.