Nuclear shut-down: Why just Dounreay
- Dounreay danger. // New Scientist;9/25/93, Vol. 139 Issue 1892, p10
Reports on nuclear protesters' warning of the possible explosion of a shaft full of nuclear waste at the Dounreay nuclear complex in Scotland. Alert raised by the Scottish Campaign to Resist the Atomic Menace; Possibility for a recurrence of the facility's 1977 roof explosion.
- Good clean nuclear thoughts. Gould, D. // New Scientist;5/30/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1823, p49
Reflects on a tour of the Torness nuclear plant, Scotland's newest power station. The video that was viewed before the tour; Its cleanliness; Unhurried atmosphere.
- Dounreay grasped by strong arm of the law. Edwards, Rob // New Scientist;05/17/97, Vol. 154 Issue 2082, p12
Reports that the nuclear plant at Dounreay in Scotland in under investigation by two British regulatory agencies for eight separate alleged breaches of safety rules. Possibility of prosecutions; Regulations violated by the nuclear power plant; Allegations of the Scotting Environment Protection...
- Fears reactor gas was poisoned. // International Power Generation;Oct98, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p8
Reports that people reacted in fears when gas from the reactor coolant circuit at Scottish Nuclear-owned Hunterston B advanced nuclear power station had been sucked back into the clean operational carbon-dioxide storage tanks. Details on the report of the Health and Safety Executive regarding...
- Commons row over Scots nuclear option. Milne, Roger // Utility Week;3/15/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p6
Discusses issues on the plan to establish nuclear stations in Scotland as of March 2002. Parties responsible for planning consents and legislative procedures; Benefits from the nuclear stations; Views of several politicians on the plan.
- Holyrood contradicts Whitehall's nuclear policy. // Public Finance;3/8/2002, p15
Reports the conflict between Whitehall and Scottish Executive Holyrood. Conflict resulted after the executive claimed he could not block nuclear power stations building planning; Assertion of Scottish office minister on the obstruction of Holyrood; Consideration of central government's decision...
- Dounreay: Still hot after all these years. Edwards, Rob // New Scientist;11/26/94, Vol. 144 Issue 1953, p4
Reports on the radioactive contamination of the foreshore next to the Dounreay Nuclear Power Plant in Scotland. Investigations by the Committee on the Medical Aspects of Radiation in the Environment (COMARE) and the Radioactive Waste Management Advisory Committee (RWMAC); Radiation monitoring...
- Chapelcross Nuclear Site: Submarine Waste Role Assessed. // Nuclear Waste News;12/5/2014, Vol. 34 Issue 21, p7
The article discusses the plan for storing radioactive waste from redundant Royal Navy submarines at the Chapelcross nuclear plant in Scotland. It mentions the views of Scotland's politician Jim Hume that he hope for the rejection of the plan and adds that the Great Britain's government has...
- British Nuclear shuts Magnox station early. // Utility Week;7/2/2004, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the closure of the Magnox nuclear power station by the British Nuclear Group at Chapelcross in Scotland in July 2004. Schedule of the closure of the reactors; Relevance of the station to the weapons program; Reason behind the closure.