UK Nuclear Weapons and Waste Convoys Imperil Scotland

25 09 2016

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According to a new report by Rob Edwards, a nuclear convoy accident in the centre of Glasgow would put approximately 776,370 local residents at risk of radioactive contamination.
The Emigrants statue in Helmsdale, Scotland, surrounded by mist at the base of the Highland Mountains, red enhanced
One of the worst types of accident that could happen is a collision between a tanker and a lorry carrying Trident nuclear weapons. The intense heat that would follow a fuel fire could engulf a nuclear warhead. The smoke drifting downwind would be contaminated with lethal plutonium. A severe fire could also cause the high explosive in the weapon to detonate. Although a nuclear explosion is unlikely, a conventional explosion in a Trident warhead would still have a devastating effect, dispersing plutonium for miles around.” Kirsten Oswald cited in “House of Commons Briefing Paper, Number 07542, 29 June 2016, Nuclear Convoys“, by Louisa Brooke-Holland: http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-7542/CBP-7542.pdf
(In such a context it would appear that all of greater Glasgow and…

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25 09 2016
26 09 2016
flyingcuttlefish

yeah, that was 3 weeks ago …
noticed that…

26 09 2016
flyingcuttlefish

of interest –
Hillary tied to Turkey Coup says Assange
https://cfgate.wordpress.com/2016/09/26/turkey-coup/

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