New Mexico’s ’s nuclear waste dump could be open ‘forever’ despite 2024 closure date.

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WIPP leaders also want approval for plan to increase waste storage

Source NM, BY:PATRICK LOHMANN– AUGUST 8, 2022

Shipments of nuclear waste to the nation’s only deep geological repository for the hazardous material show no signs of slowing in the coming years, despite the current permit calling for the plant to begin closing in 2024.

The future of shipments to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant east of Carlsbad was the subject of debate and scrutiny during a meeting among a state legislative committee Friday in Clovis. The site stores waste like clothing, rags, soils and tools contaminated with radioactive elements due to nuclear weapons research and assembly in places like Los Alamos National Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory.

WIPP leaders are seeking renewal of the 10-year permit that allows the site to continue receiving shipments, plus the state’s approval of an expansion of the plant to store more…

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Hiroshima Anniversary: Radioactive Particles from UK Nuclear Bomb makers continue to wash up on the beach

Cumbria Wildlife Trust Invited Families today to St Bees for eating foraged food from the beach, wild swimming and digging in the sand where radioactive particles continue to wash up on the beach from the UK's nuclear bomb programme. Today is the anniversary of Hiroshima. The United States detonated two atomic bombs over the Japanese …

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Graphite cracking continued cause for concern on day Hinkley Point B closes

There is no triumphalism at the closure of Hinkley Point B while other Advanced Cooled Reactors remain in operation with cracked graphite - including at Heysham. Nuclear Free Local Authorities PRESS RELEASE 1st August 2022 Graphite cracking continued cause for concern on day Hinkley Point B closes Today (10am, 1 August) Reactor 3 at the …

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Drigg: Paul Merton Goes Where Angels Fear to Tread

Sharing this again – Drigg, home to the UKs Low Level Nuclear Waste Dump is now being eyed up as the Gateway for the High Level Nuclear Waste Dump – Boreholes to explore the geology for Near Surface Disposal of Intermediate Level Wastes (to “co-locate” surface facilities with GDF) have already been drilled – with no vote from anyone – not the public – not the councillors. Cumbria is being stitched up into a corner.

RADIATION FREE LAKELAND

13082582_10209251503867296_4141702799488401334_n.jpg Pools of water on and below shipping containers filled with radioactive waste

13124548_10209251503627290_4025417137626869483_n.jpg One day my son all this will be yours!

13151749_10209251504667316_7125931834889141618_n.jpg One of the many vents, venting radioactive gases, above the once open trenches filled with wastes including “intermediate”

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Drigg Lock the Gate RAdiation Free Lakeland Protest outside the Drigg dump gate on 30th Anniversary of Chernobyl 30th April 2016 

Is this the best expose in the last two decades of the UK’s “Low Level” Nuclear Dump ? Paul Merton fearlessly goes where Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth have not dared to tread for many a long year and shows the world the madness of nuclear…and all in a quaint little Lakeland coastal village called Drigg.

Secret Stations is a Channel 4 TV program exploring out of the way request stops around Britain…last nights was an eye opener for many people who assume that there is an “away” for nuclear waste.  Incredible that…

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Protecting Our Oceans

The Battle Continues.... https://youtu.be/41oreh2XXUA Minke Whale - just one of the species in the Irish Sea off the West Coast of Cumbria Firstly a massive thank you to all of you who have generously donated to the CrowdJustice campaign and signed the petition against seismic testing in the irish sea. Without your help Radiation Free …

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New Website from Millom and District Against the Nuclear Dump

The following is a press release from Millom and District Against the Nuclear Dump who have set up a new website - https://southcopelandagainstgdf.org.uk/ Press Release: 22nd July 2022 A group of people from Millom and surrounding villages protested on 21st July outside Millom Council Offices. The group are all members of Millom and District Against …

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URGENT: FUNDS NEEDED- LEGAL CHALLENGE AGAINST SEISMIC BLASTING OF IRISH SEA FOR NUCLEAR DUMP

Dolphins near Walney Lighthouse You can help stop seismic blasting - its a long shot as Nuclear Waste Services seismic blasting boat is already in the Irish Sea in preparation to start blasting on August 1st - but we have to try. The CrowdJustice page is here https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/legal-challenge-stop-seismic-blasting-irish-sea/ This summer the marine life of the …

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How To Create a “Willing Community” – or – How Millom and Haverigg are being Conned

The following article has been written by former Millom Town Councillor, Jan Bridget who has heroically exposed the nuclear tentacle grip on key West Cumbrian Town and Parish Councils being lined up as "willing communities" to host a deep and very hot nuclear waste dump. MILLOM AND HAVERIGG BEING CONNED 1. A Councillor from Bootle …

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Seismic Blasting? “This Matter Has Now Been Dealt With” by a handful of people on Copeland Executive

The "wonderful fish" described in Harper's Weekly on 24 October 1868, was likely the remains of a basking shark. Harper's Weekly - Ellis, R. 1994. Monsters of the Sea. Robert Hale Ltd. Basking Shark are just one of the "protected" species in the Irish Sea that would be impacted by the seismic blasting plan. This is the letter received yesterday …

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