The British Christmas Island Nuclear tests 1950`s

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Dear Ministry of Defence,

I would like to know, were, dangerous and harmful levels of nuclear radiation,
emitted by the detonation, of the various nuclear devices detonated during the course of the tests, and what were the levels recorded.

By "dangerous" likely to injure or harm somebody, or to damage or destroy something.

By "harmful" causing damage or injury to somebody/something, especially to a person's health or to the environment.

I would also like to know , were, dangerous and harmful, by- products, produced by the detonation of the various nuclear devices, detonated during the course of these tests and what kind of effects, on cellular systems, animal,and enviromental, did the detonations have,over the short and long term time period.

By "by-product" a thing that happens, often unexpectedly, as the result of something else.

Yours faithfully,

steve clifford

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DES SEC-PolSecShips and Subs (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

Dear Mr Clifford,

 

Thank you for your email of 28 September 2011 requesting the following
information:

 

I would like to know, were, dangerous and harmful levels of nuclear
radiation, emitted by the detonation, of the various nuclear devices
detonated during the course of the tests, and what were the levels
recorded.

    

By dangerous likely to injure or harm somebody, or to damage or destroy
something.

    

By harmful causing damage or injury to somebody/something, especially to a
person's health or to the environment.

    

I would also like to know , were, dangerous and harmful, by-products,
produced by the detonation of the various nuclear devices, detonated
during the course of these tests and what kind of effects, on cellular
systems, animal, and environmental, did the detonations have, over the
short and long term time period.

    

By by-product a thing that happens, often unexpectedly, as the result of
something else.

 

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act and will be answered within twenty working days. 

 

If you have any queries about this request, please do not hesitate to
contact me. Please remember to quote reference number
28-09-2011-122717-009 in any future communications.

 

Kind regards

 

DES Policy Secretariat Submarines

 

Maple 0, #2043

MOD Abbey Wood South

Bristol

BS34 8JH

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dear DES SEC-PolSecShips and Subs (MULTIUSER),

I refer to my earlier request The British Christmas Island Nuclear tests 1950`s.

Your reply is now overdue.
by law, the MOD should normally have responded promptly and by 26 October 2011.

Can you please release the information request, asap

Yours sincerely,

steve

Dear Ministry of Defence,Dear DES SEC-PolSecShips and Subs (MULTIUSER),

I refer to my earlier request The British Christmas Island Nuclear
tests 1950`s.

Your reply is now overdue.
by law, the MOD should normally have responded promptly and by 26
October 2011.

Can you please release the information request, asap Regards

steve

DES SEC-PolSecShips and Subs (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Mr Clifford

 

Please find attached a letter regarding your Freedom of Information
request.  You will see that we did respond within the specified deadline,
however due to technical difficulties, our letter failed to appear on the
WhatDoTheyKnow website.

 

Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay.

 

Regards

 

DE&S Policy Secretariat Submarines

 

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From: DES SEC-PolSecShips and Subs (MULTIUSER)
Sent: 26 October 2011 17:04
To: [FOI #87495 email]
Subject: Release-Authorised:20111026-FOI_122717_009_Clifford

 

Dear Mr Clifford

 

Please find attached a letter regarding your request for information under
the Freedom of Information Act.

 

Regards,

 

Policy Secretariat Submarines

 

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