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THREEalarming radiation leaks at the Faslane nuclear submarine base on the Clyde have been exposed under Freedom of Information law.
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The SNP's Westminster leader, Angus Robertson, said the disclosures were "utterly damning".
The most recent leak to be uncovered took place on February 20, last year. Radioactive waste overflowed into the water from a tank on a barge while effluent was being transferred Michael Kors Hamilton Saffiano Medium Satchel
from HMS Torbay.
When they finally found out about it, they issued a second "final warning" letter. They also warned that the base's waste management performance was "inadequate".
He added: "We commissioned an independent study into the facilities and practices at the base and an improvement plan is under way to ensure modern standards and best practice." RECORD VIEW: Page 8
Valve The worst breaches included three leaks of radioactive coolant from submarines into the Firth of Clyde.
about a one off incident but a whole catalogue of serious and frankly shocking failures.
Other documents, obtained by Channel 4 News, show that SEPA would have considered ordering the closure of the base but were powerless to act because Faslane is outside civilian law.
In a confidential report, released under the Freedom of Information Act, the Ministry of Defence admitted there was a "recurring theme" of safety failings at Faslane.
Fury over radioactive leaks at Faslane nuclear submarine base
The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency sent a "final warning letter" to the base over the leak.
And it has emerged that environment watchdogs were so concerned about safety at the base that they would have considered shutting it down if they had been legally able to act against it.
a third "final warning" letter.
The barge was taken out of service after the incident and SEPA sent Michael Kors Hobo Black Leather
In 2004, radioactive effluent was discharged from the nuclear sub HMS Trafalgar.
But a second incident took place on August 24 2007, when radioactive liquid from HMS Superb leaked into the Firth because a valve was wrongly left open.
"SEPA's indication that it would consider closing the base, if it had the power to do so, underlines just how grave this situation is. We need an immediate and Mk Bags Clearance top level investigation into this scandal." Lib Dem defence spokesman Nick Harvey said: "This is no longer the Cold War. The MoD must operate its nuclear facilities at at least the same level of safety as civilian nuclear operators." SEPA chief executive Campbell Gemmell admitted : "With a civilian operator we would have been having very robust conversations about prohibiting further action until we could see very clear demonstrations of systems and training that would prevent this ever happening again." An MoD spokesman said none of the leaks caused serious damage to the environment.
Sepa were not informed about the leak for six days.
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