Fouth quarter of 2001

Chairman of STOA Panel officialy confirms decision to publish WISE-Paris study

WISE-Paris, 31 October 2001

[Posted 31/10/2001]

In a press release dated 30 October 2001, Professor A. Trakatellis, Member of the European Parliament and Chairman of the STOA Panel, officially confirms the decision taken by the Panel on 23 October 2001 concerning the report on La Hague and Sellafield prepared for STOA and the General Directorate of Research of the European Parliament by WISE-Paris. This announcement is made "urgently necessary" by a number of "mispresented" reports of this decision in the press.

The STOA Panel "took note of the study (...) and agreed to publish it as a first contribution to the scientific debate on the possible toxic effects from the nuclear reprocessing plants in Sellafield and Cap de La Hague."

"The study will be published together with a letter from the Chairman of the STOA Panel explaining the decision, as well as the evaluation reports of experts, whose opinion was formally requested by the STOA Panel."

Download the full text of the official Press Release of the Chairman of the STOA Panel, Professor A. Trakatellis, MEP, Brussels, 30 October 2001: 011030STOAPressRelease.pdf (1p., 57 Ko)
Link to the WISE-Paris news of 25 October: The European Parliament Scientific and Technological Office Assessment publishes the WISE-Paris report on Sellafield (UK) and La Hague (F)

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