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Nuclear Power: Pollution Control

Volume 460: debated on Thursday 24 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many prosecutions have been (a) initiated and (b) won in the courts by the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate against (i) companies, (ii) local authorities and (iii) individuals in relation to incidents of pollution, broken down by (A) region, (B) band of level of fine and (C) type of pollution incident. (137851)

None: the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate of the Health and Safety Executive does not investigate or prosecute cases of pollution. (The Environment Agencies are the responsible bodies for investigating or prosecuting cases of pollution.)