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Nuclear Power Stations, Calais

Volume 168: debated on Wednesday 28 February 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether there is any monitoring by Her Majesty's Government of nuclear emissions from power stations at Calais.

No. Emission monitoring is undertaken by the power station operating authorities in the country concerned. Her Majesty's Government would be informed under international agreements of any release of radioactive material that could be of radiological significance for the United Kingdom. The national radiation monitoring network, Rimnet will detect any abnormal levels of radiation in the United Kingdom.