MoD publish plan for Dalgety Bay
Published 25 Apr 2012 14:57 1 Comment
THE Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has today published the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) final plan for Dalgety Bay.
The investigation plan, including the development of remediation options, was accepted by SEPA at the Dalgety Bay Forum meeting on Tuesday 27th March.
It is being published online at www.sepa.org.uk/radioactive_substances/publications/dalgety_bay_reports.aspx, to ensure that all the reports to which SEPA has access are publicly available in one location.
The MoD has indicated it will be putting the plan online also.
Dr James Gemmill, SEPA's radioactive substances unit manager, said, \"We have published the MoD's plan on our website so that the community at Dalgety Bay can see what work will be carried out on the beach and the surrounding environment in the coming months, to provide a comprehensive investigation of the entire area.
\"By the end of May 2013, SEPA should be in full possession of all technical issues; including dumping areas and the distribution of the hazard posed by radioactive contamination, together with ownership history and therefore the responsible party or parties.
\"We will also have reviewed remediation options and chosen the most appropriate. At that stage we will expect remediation action to follow urgently."
Cabinet Secretary for the Environment Richard Lochhead said, "The publication of the MoD investigation plan is a step forward.
\"I hope that the MoD understands the considerable anxiety that this long-running issue has caused the community.
\"There is still a long way to go before the issues at Dalgety Bay are fully resolved and I will continue to speak with MoD ministers and urge them to keep members of the Dalgety Bay community informed of progress."
This article appeared in Dunfermline Press 25 Apr 12
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May 3, 04:28
If you can believe this load of twaddle then you deserve all you get ! You still don't know who is responsible for dumping rad waste in this area , well , you do know , but as usual you can't confirm or deny because Wastemidden won't let you confirm or deny . MOD want nothing to do with the clean up because they want the money to keep them employed looking after the falklands oil fields. Labour won't help you, Tory's won't help, Lib Dums won't help. Independence is the only way forward , why ? , just ask yourself , why 50 yrs to get to this stage ? DUGH!
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