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Annual Report and update

Dear Supporter

We hope you are able to enjoy some small freedoms being introduced during the Corona lockdown and also keeping safe.

Here is our latest annual report covering last year's activities and accounts. We hope you like our new style!

We will also be launching a brand new website and searchable document library to coincide with our 20th Anniversary in August, thanks to everyone who generously donated to our spring appeal in March.

Spring Update and Appeal

Dear Supporters

We hope you are keeping well and coping with the Corona virus restrictions, NIS staff and volunteers are working from home but we're just as accessible as usual by phone 0118 327 4935 or email office@nuclearinfo.org

NIS Update: November 2019

NIS Update: November 2019

Contents of the latest NIS Update newsletter from Nuclear Information Service:

  •     Astute: seventeen month delay may impede Dreadnought programme
  •     Devonport fined £600,000 for crane near-miss
  •     AWE will miss 2020 date to leave ‘special measures’
  •     £81m dividends paid to AWE consortium
  •     Devonport in ‘special measures’: no end date in sight
  •     AWE’s ‘do minimum’ waste plan: more details emerge
     

 

NIS Update: November/December 2018

Contents of this NIS Update newsletter from the Nuclear Information Service:

  • Government claims releasing nuclear safety assessment would risk national security
  • MoD will not refuel HMS Victorious
  • AWE’s nuclear waste plan: send it to Sellafield
  • AWE fined £1 million for electrical injury incident
  • Safety issues may call time on Burghfield warhead assembly plant

 

NIS at Labour Party Conference

'National Security and Nuclear Weapons - Risks and Opportunities for Labour'
26th September room 13 ACC Liverpool 08:00

If you are in Liverpool for the Labour Party Conference this week we will be pleased to see you at our breakfast fringe session on the last day of Conference.

We join with Rethinking Security and BASIC (British American Security Information Council) for a session on 'National Security and Nuclear Weapons - Risks and Opportunities for Labour'.

NIS Update: May/June 2018 Special

Environment Agency to approve AWE radioactive discharge increase

The Environment Agency plan to approve AWE's application to increase the amount of volatile beta emitting radioactive material they release into the atmosphere. A consultation on the draft decision runs until June 6th.

Our full story on the draft decision can be found here.

NIS Update April 2018

Contents of this month's NIS Update newsletter from Nuclear Information Service

NIS Update: February 2018 Special

AWE have applied to increase the amount of volatile beta emitting radioactive material they release into the atmosphere from 4.4 MegaBecquerels (MBq) to 100 MBq, an increase of more than 22 times. The Environment Agency consultation on the change runs until the 22nd February.

NIS Update: September 2017

  • Updated briefing paper - The UK and the nuclear ban treaty September 2017
    As the nuclear ban treaty has opened for signature, We have updated our briefing paper examining which aspects of the UK's nuclear weapons programme would be affected if the UK were to sign the ban treaty.

NIS Update: August 2017

Contents of this month's NIS Update newsletter from Nuclear Information Service:

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