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U.K. Atomic Site to Get New Security Fence
A new security barrier is aimed at protecting the United Kingdom's largest atomic energy complex from possible assaults, the People newspaper reported on Sunday.
The 11-mile long fence at the Sellafield site is to cost nearly $8 million and would be in addition to barriers already in place at the nuclear plant, which houses the planet's biggest cache of plutonium. Additional law enforcement officials are also to be assigned to Sellafield.
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Oct. 20, 2015
The UNSCR 1540 implementation process in sub-Saharan Africa has been slow. As of October 2011, 26 of the 48 states in the region have submitted 1540 national reports.
Oct. 16, 2015
This report is part of a collection examining implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540, which requires all states to implement measures aimed at preventing non-state actors from acquiring NBC weapons, related materials, and their means of delivery. It details implementation efforts in Central America, South America and the Caribbean to-date.
This article provides an overview of the United Kingdom’s historical and current policies relating to nuclear, chemical, biological and missile proliferation.