(Lofoten mot Sellafield)
- guard the life in, on and by the sea through active environmental and resource management - defend a viable coastal culture along our entire coastline - promote Norwegian fishing industry as the crucial factor in maintaining the district and settlement and cultural landscape - guard the old coastal culture to create new and exciting opportunities for the youth - work for the coastal population to actively participate as guardians
Latest news from Sellafield - Creation of the Office for Nuclear Regulation
Tuesday 8 February 2011
Written Ministerial Statement
THE DEPARTMENT FOR WORK AND PENSIONS
Creation of the Office for Nuclear Regulation
Minister for Employment: (The Rt. Hon. Chris Grayling MP) The Government
intends to bring forward legislation to create a new independent statutory
body outside of the HSE to regulate the nuclear power industry. The new
statutory corporation would be known as the Office for Nuclear Regulation
(ONR) and would take on the relevant functions currently carried out by the
Health and Safety Executive and the Department for Transport.
The ONR would be a new independent regulator, formally responsible in law
for delivering its regulatory functions. The creation of the ONR would
consolidate civil nuclear and radioactive transport safety and security
regulation in one place.
The proposal will not affect the current regulatory requirements or
standards with which industry must comply, and the vast majority of the
costs of the regulator would continue to be recovered in charges from
operators in the nuclear industry rather than funded by the public purse.
Additional organisational costs will be entirely met by the nuclear
Pending the legislation, the Health and Safety Executive is taking steps to
establish the ONR as a non-statutory body from 1 April 2011, signalling our
commitment to securing an appropriately resourced and responsive regulator
for the future challenges of the nuclear sector. The Government will review
the functions and processes of the interim body in order to inform its
Kampen mot de radioaktive utslippene til havet og atomtrusselen i Sellafield nærmer seg den endelige målet; - stenging av de gamle atomanlegget. Det er 18 år siden Lofoten mot Sellafield startet opp arbeidet for å få stoppet atomutslippene til vårt felles hav.