New Wylfa Plant Makes Britain Nucear Odd Man Odd

November 15, 2012

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE NEW WYLFA PLANT MAKES BRITAIN NUCLEAR ODD MAN OUT The Welsh First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has described plans by Japanese firm Hitachi to develop a new nuclear plant on Anglesey as “very good news for Wales and the

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Call For Monitoring To Be More Proactive

November 14, 2012

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The new `cosy’ relationship between Irish institutions and the British nuclear industry came under scrutiny at the Celtic league AGM held at Karaez in Brittany. The Leagues Director of Information (who participated in the conference via video-link) said

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RTE Forced To Apologise For Harmful Report

December 8, 2011

RTEs coverage of the long running dispute between Shell Oil and the community group opposed to their development of a gas refinery in North Mayo has long been questioned. The broadcaster has seemed too willing to accept the propaganda pumped out by the

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Kernow: GS Acts On Environmental Protection Issue

November 30, 2011

The convenor of the Kernow branch of the Celtic League has been lobbying Cornwall Council to give more protection to an area of sand dunes on the north coast of Cornwall. Over the last couple of months Rhisiart Tal-e-bot, who is also the

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‘No Authority to Act in Cornwall’ Quango Told

July 25, 2011

The Cornish Branch Secretary of the Celtic League has written to Natural England and English Heritage following a tip off by a member of the public about the alleged mismanagement of land in the Penwith area of Cornwall. Branch Secretary Mike Chappell wrote

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Technetium Levels RPII Response

March 11, 2011

The Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland has responded to a query from the Celtic League concerning levels of technetium-99 caused by discharges from Sellafield (see link): The League had asked if recent published data recorded an increase in technetium-99 levels and this

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Irish Sea Technetium Levels Queried

February 17, 2011

The Celtic League have written to the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII) asking them to confirm if a recent report records a marginal increase in the level of technetium-99 in the Marine environment. “The Chief Executive Dr Ann McGarry Radiological Protection Institute

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Sellafield: Latest HSE Report Highlights Safety Issues

February 11, 2011

The latest quarterly report statement from the UK HSE Chief Inspector of Nuclear Installations has been received by the Celtic League. The report logs two issues in relation to the Sellafield nuclear plant: “Sellafield – Calder Hall On the 24 August 2010 an

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More Nukes Means More Waste

July 25, 2010

More Nuclear power stations mean more nuclear waste and the United Kingdom has still not determined a long-term strategy for dealing with the waster mountain that current nuclear power stations have created. This was the message delivered to delegates at the AGM of

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