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Irradiated Fuel Leak (Temple Mills)

Volume 79: debated on Friday 17 May 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he will give details of the incident which occurred at Temple Mills in east London on 9 May, involving an irradiated fuel tank belonging to the Central Electricity Generating Board.

CEGB experts attended Temple mills goods yard on 9 May after a pool of water was observed under a wagon carrying a CEGB irradiated fuel flask. They confirmed that the water was not contaminated and that there had been no leakage whatever from the flask.