ANTI-NUCLEAR campaigners are holding a meeting this week to highlight the issue of planes landing at RAF Lossiemouth carrying radioactive material. Three flights loaded with highly enriched uranium, which can be used on a nuclear warhead, have already touched down in Moray. And campaigners anticipate that another dozen planes belonging to the American military will also use RAF Lossiemouth over the coming months. The uranium has been stored for several years at the former Dounreay nuclear plant on the north coast of Scotland. One of the speakers at Tuesday’s meeting will be Tor Justad, chairman of Highlands Against Nuclear Transport, who has monitored the goings on at Dounreay for the past four decades. He said: “Any movement of nuclear material is creating a completely unnecessary risk.
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