H&S Executive Petition
On monday February 19th we attempted to hand in a petition to the Health and Safety Executive office at Bootle.
In it we asked for them in there role as protectors of the Health and Safety of UK citizens, to urge HM Government to effect an immediate ban on the extraction of fossil fuels within 10 miles of Nuclear Installations.
Noted in the ONR report.
We noted the following within the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR)
Site Report for Urenco UK Limited (UUK) Capenhurst
‘ Tails Management Facility (TMF) Project
The TMF programme and permissioning Hold Point Control Plan are subject to continued delay and uncertainly. To enable and monitor progress, ONR holds regular meetings with UCP to discuss the recommendations that ONR requires to be addressed prior to ONR permissioning active commissioning of the TMF.
Just what these delays and uncertainties might be is a very interesting indeed.
New UK Government Regulations
Civil liberties are a continuing concern for anyone who is involved in campaiging against nukiller power.
That is why we have noted the following: –
As with all such acts and regulations, it is how they are used which worries us most.
Resist Uranium Mining
Uranium mining starts the a whole cycle of radioactive pollution which ends up at places like Capenhurst, Sellafield, and Drigg.
An update on the Radioactive submarine waste which will be stored at Capenhurst has just been published in the Plymouth Herald under the headline:-
This includes HMS Conqueror, which sank the Belgrano during the Falklands War.
Anniversaries & Forthcoming Events
April 26– Chernobyl Day
June 24 – Capenhurst
We will be going back to Capenhurst to read out the 1978 URENCO Declaration, together with an updated version, which will reflect the damage which currently being done by URENCO.
The reading will start at 13.00.
June 26 to 28 – Glasgow
This years Clarion Events Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) Arms Fair and conference will be held in Glasgow.
This event sponsored by both BAE systems & Babcock.
July 21 – Crewe
We will also be back at the DRS [ Direct Rail Service ] open day at their Gresty Bridge depot in Crewe.
This will be our 5th anniversary demonstration and leafleting session at the DRS open day event.
October 10 – Springfields
We will be back at the Springfields plant on to mark 61 years since the Windscale Fire.