HC Deb 24 July 1973 vol 860 c435W
58. Mrs. Joyce Butler

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will order an investigation into the effectiveness of emergency procedures to prevent pollution of drinking water in cases of poison spillage or discharge and to protect the public following the recent accidental overflowing of a cyanide tank into the River Lee at Luton; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Eldon Griffiths

No. The emergency procedures following this incident were fully effective in preventing any risk to public health.

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