Details of the emergency plan for a nuclear emergency at one of West Berkshire’s atomic weapons factories will be revealed next year. West Berkshire Council was ordered by the government to review and revise its Off-Site Emergency Plan for Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) Aldermaston and AWE Burghfield by May 2020. But the council says it has already revised it and “a public version of the plan to be made available in January 2021”. The plan sets how emergency services, the Ministry of Defence, AWE and the council should respond in the event of a nuclear emergency at one of the sites.
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