Radioactive pollution exposed by low tide in FranceBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7084.845c (Published 22 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:845
- Alexander Dorozynski
An exceptionally low tide off Cherbourg in Brittany has given Greenpeace the chance to show radioactive leakage from the Cogema reprocessing plant at La Hague.
About 20m of a pipe ejecting waste material 1.6 km out to sea became exposed, and brief testing with a Geiger counter showed high radioactivity. Greenpeace then asked the independent commission of research and information on radiation for …
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