RPII/Sellafield Friendly Agreement Queried

January 6, 2013

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE RPII/SELLAFIELD FRIENDLY AGREEMENT QUERIED The Celtic League has written to the RPII querying the value of the `friendly agreement’ it has with Sellafield. The move follows the adoption of a resolution on the issue at the 2012 Celtic

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Fife Beach Closed As More Radioactive Particles Found

October 19, 2011

That the hazards caused by radioactive waste are not solely related to the nuclear industry is being graphically revealed by unfolding events at Dalgety bay, Fife, where beaches have been closed following contamination by post world war 2 dumping. Dangerous levels of radioactive

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International Safety Audit Of Wylfa Operation Plan Sought

April 4, 2011

The Celtic League has urged the Irish government to press for an international safety audit of the decision to extend the operational life of the Wylfa nuclear plant. The League say that prior to the 2010 decision to allow continued operation the Nuclear

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Japan Crisis Must Prompt Rethink On Newbuild Nuclear Power Plants

March 21, 2011

It is to be hoped that the unfortunate events unfolding in Japan in relation to the nuclear industry will cause the United Kingdom government to pause and reflect on the wisdom of its plans to encourage a new generation of nuclear plants. The

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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): https://groups.yahoo.com/group/celtic_league/message/3579 The League had asked if recent published data recorded an increase in technetium-99 levels and this

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Sellafield Storm Drains Query Monitoring Questions Unanswered

March 1, 2011

The HSE Nuclear Safety Directorate has responded to queries from the Celtic League about the monitoring of storm-water outfalls (see link below): https://groups.yahoo.com/group/celtic_league/message/3587 “Dear Mr Moffat, Thank you for your letter of the 15 February 2011 in which you enquired whether ND has

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Environment Agency Quizzed on Sellafield Storm Water issue

February 21, 2011

The Celtic League has written to the United Kingdom Environment agency asking about the monitoring of storm water outfalls from the Sellafield nuclear plant. The move is prompted by earlier correspondence with the UK HSE Nuclear Safety Directorate: “Chief Executive The Environment Agency

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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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