Depleted Uranium Firing Environmental Review Committee

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Dear Ministry of Defence,

I would like to see copies of the minutes, terms of reference and agendas, of the Depleted Uranium Firing Environmental Review Committee(DUFERC), and the Committee of Environmental Experts on DU Firings (CEEDUF).

Yours faithfully,

Aneaka Kellay

DSEA-Secretariat Group Mailbox (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Ms Kellay,

 

Please find attached our response to your request raised under the Freedom
of Information Act which you asked for “I would like to see copies of the
minutes, terms of reference and agendas, of the Depleted Uranium Firing
Environmental Review Committee (DUFERC), and the Committee of
Environmental Experts on DU Firings (CEEDUF)

 

We have provided all the information that we can locate concerning your
request and this is attached to this email.

 

Regards

 

 

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Dear DSEA-Secretariat Group Mailbox (MULTIUSER),

Thank you for your reply and for providing some of the information requested.

Can you explain why you have not sent copies of the 1st - 16th minutes of the Depleted Uranium Firing Environmental Review Committee (DUFERC).

It would also be helpful to know why you cannot locate any data regarding the the Committee of Environmental Experts on DU Firings (CEEDUF).

Yours sincerely,

Aneaka Kellay

DSEA-Secretariat Group Mailbox (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

Dear Ms Kellay,

Thank you for your e-mail.

The information provided to you is all the information that can be located. The search did not locate minutes/agendas or TORs for the 1st -16th meetings of the DUFERC.

Similarly no records have been located for the CEEDUF. A search using the term "CEEDUF" and " Committee of Environmental Experts on DU Firings " did not locate any files or documents.

I hope this reply answers your questions.

DSEA-SECRETARIAT-GROUP|
Ministry of Defence | Defence Safety and Environment Authority (DSEA) | 1st Floor, Zone J, | MOD Main Building| Whitehall| London |SW1A 2HB

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Fred WP Dawson left an annotation ()

Its suprising MOD can find no reference to CEEDUF since its referred to in para 1.2.3 of DSTL report "Comparison of Kirkcudbright and Eskmeals Environmental
Monitoring Data with Generalised Derived Limits for Uranium"

DRPS report 167/2002 June 2002 Dr Tony Carter

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/sy...

"In order to ensure that these activities were not having an adverse environmental
impact, regular environmental monitoring regimes at Kirkcudbright and Eskmeals were
instigated under the direction of the MoD Committee of Environmental Experts on DU
Firings (CEEDUF). Between 1980 and 1992, the environmental monitoring programme was conducted under the supervision of the Atomic Weapons Establishment
Environmental Monitoring Group (AWE EMG)."

Dear DSEA-Secretariat Group Mailbox (MULTIUSER),

Please search through paper records and send copies of the 1st - 16th minutes of the Depleted Uranium Firing Environmental Review Committee (DUFERC) and minutes of the Committee of Environmental Experts on DU Firings (CEEDUF).

Can you please explain how it is the case that the 20th, 30th and 50th DUFERC meeting minutes cannot be located.

Many thanks,

Aneaka Kellay

Dear DSEA-Secretariat Group Mailbox (MULTIUSER),

In addition to my last message [https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/d... seems that the 55th -58th DUFERC minutes are not attached within the initial response to my request, despite not being mentioned in your letter [ref: 20130204 FOI 08 01 2013 161746 010 Kellay DUFERC U.pdf] as missing documents.

I assume you forgot to attach to your initial response. Please can you send me the 55th, 56th, 57th and 58th DUFERC minutes.

Yours sincerely,

Aneaka Kellay

DSEA-Secretariat Group Mailbox (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Ms Kellay,

 

Please find attached or substantive response to your FOI received on 20
March 2013, together with two documents which were inadvertently
identified as not being available.

 

Regards

 

DSEA-SECRETARIAT-GROUP|

Ministry of Defence | Defence Safety and Environment Authority (DSEA) |
1st  Floor, Zone  J,  | MOD Main Building| Whitehall|  London  |SW1A 2HB

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DSEA-Secretariat Group Mailbox (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Ms Kellay,

 

Thank you for your email of 27 March 2013 requesting the following
information: “it seems that the 55th -58th DUFERC minutes are not attached
within the initial response to my request. I assume you forgot to attach
to your initial response. Please can you send me the 55th, 56th, 57th and
58th DUFERC minutes”

 

Please find attached our substantive response together with the documents
that you have requested.

 

Regards

 

DSEA-SECRETARIAT-GROUP|

Ministry of Defence | Defence Safety and Environment Authority (DSEA) |
1st  Floor, Zone  J | MOD Main Building| Whitehall|  London  |SW1A 2HB

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