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Edward Pochin on conditions at Aldermaston Nuclear Plant

Title
Edward Pochin on conditions at Aldermaston Nuclear Plant
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
22 Nov 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:09
Description
Inquiry author and radiation expert Edward Pochin on conditions at the Aldermaston Nuclear plant after it was found that three women had high levels of plutonium in their bodies. Pochin says improvements have been made since his report was published. Defence Secretary Fred Mulley says that in many areas Aldermaston has a good safety record. Union spokesman Peter Adams wants the plant taken away from the Ministry of Defence and returned to the Atomic Energy Authority. Vivian White reports.
Contributors
Vivian White; Fred Mulley; Edward Pochin
Keywords
Government; Health; Nuclear energy; Berkshire; Nuclear power stations; Employees; Safety; Nuclear engineering; Ministry of Defence; Plutonium; Radioactive pollution; Nuclear industry; Atomic Energy Authority; Aldermaston Weapons Establishment

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