Nuclear safety incidents on the Clyde leap by a third
The number of nuclear safety incidents recorded by the Ministry of Defence at Faslane and Coulport on the Clyde has rocketed by a third in a year.
Westminster keeps nuclear secrets to avoid upsetting Scottish Government
The UK Government is refusing to say why it is keeping nuclear safety reports secret because it is worried about “anti-nuclear arguments from the Scottish Government”.
Threat to nuclear safety from prolonged Trident patrols
New evidence that Trident submarines have been at sea for a record-breaking five months in 2022 prompts nuclear safety warning.
Brexit threat to nuclear safety laws
UK Government plans threatening nuclear and radiation safety laws in a “Brexit bonfire” have provoked resistance from regulators and trade unionists.
Trident nuclear projects branded as unachievable￼
Two projects vital for renewing the Trident nuclear weapons system on the Clyde have been damned as “unachievable” by a UK Government watchdog.
Alarm over nuclear safety incidents at Clyde bases
Nuclear safety incidents on the Clyde with the “potential” to cause radiation leaks contaminating people and the environment have nearly doubled.
MoD under fire for lobbying MPs on nuclear weapons
The Ministry of Defence is facing criticism for lobbying up to 27 Westminster politicians on the “benefits” of nuclear weapons for the union.
Row over plans to reform groups at nuclear sites
New guidelines which campaigners say could benefit communities around nuclear sites have been boycotted by a UK Government nuclear agency.
Revealed: 400 sites in Scotland broke environmental rules
More than 400 industrial sites across Scotland have been officially damned as “unsatisfactory” on pollution.