07 May '13, 10am

UK government failing to protect population from potentially radioactive food @the_ecologist

UK government failing to protect population from potentially radioactive food @the_ecologist

2013 has seen a major surge in the potential for expansion of UK nuclear power. In February, the Environment Agency (EA) found no objection to the discharge and disposal of radioactive wastes from a proposed nuclear power station with two CPWRs (contained pressurised water reactors) at Hinkley Point on the Somerset coast. It stated that the discharge of gaseous and liquid wastes to the marine environment and atmosphere of the Bristol Channel could proceed. One month later the UK Government granted permission for the construction of the Hinkley CPWR, paving the way for a three-fold increase in the amount of some radio nuclides discharged to sea and also for the rolling out of planning permissions for another eight stations holding two or three reactors each. In the same period, the Food Standards Agency (FSA), responsible for monitoring radioactivity in food, stated that, s...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/1915331/uk...

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