Concerns raised over British nuclear regulation in event of crash-out Brexit

Britain could pull out of the European Atomic Energy Community in the event of a no-deal Brexit

18th August, 2019
The nuclear fuel processing site of Sellafield in Seascale, EnglandGetty

The Irish government has failed to properly assess and address risks resulting from Britain’s overnight withdrawal from the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) in the case of a no-deal Brexit, according to NGO consortium the Irish Environmental Network (IEN).

The comments were made by the IEN environmental law officer Attracta Uí Bhroinn in response to the publication of the Irish government’s National Risk Assessment last week.

Uí Bhroinn said the...

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