What Jeremy Corbyn should have said about Sellafield

The Unions and Labour are betraying the British public with this nuclear obsession.

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David Hookes(Scientists for Global Responsibility) went canvassing in Copeland. Here is his report to Merseyside Momentum members:  

Canvassing in Copeland was very revealing- the housing estate I visited was utterly decrepit- it should have been demolished and rebuilt years ago. A number of residents mentioned that the recent MP who had resigned had taken a very well paid job at Sellafield from which he had originated. So he had neglected the constituency waiting for a better job back at his old employer (a factor not mentioned by BBC hysterical anti-Corbyn reporting).

Some of the anti-Corbyn propaganda had influenced a few voters however but when asked about what they did not like about him they were not very forthcoming.

Clearly a Labour leader who is not an enthusiast for nuclear power will have problems in this constituency. I think Corbyn should have confronted the issue head-on and produced the facts:

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Hilarious Winners of the First Annual ‘Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards’

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Hilarious Winners of the First Annual ‘Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards’

More info: Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards | Facebook | twitter | instagram 
These days there are countless annual photography competitions throughout the year and one of the most recent to join that long list is arguably the best yet, the ‘Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.’
The competition aims to show to show off natures more adorable and sometimes goofy side with the very best photos of animals doing weird and wonderful things. The competition was founded this year by wildlife photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks and will be running annually from now on, open to anyone with a funny animal photo.
h/t:Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards  / blazepress

 

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South Dakota: Dewey-Burdock ISL Uranium Mining Aquifer Exemption Comment Deadline Extended to June 19th (Midnight)

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The deadline was listed at midnight on Friday May 19th, apparently one minute to Saturday, but it’s not clear. It was just extended to June 19th, midnight. Normally they should put 11.59 pm to make it clear, but this is now Trumpistan la-la land.

Supposedly this is about Class III and V, but appears to be Class III and IV, “Dewey-Burdock Class III and Class V Injection Well Draft Area Permits

* Class III wells are used to inject fluids to dissolve and extract minerals.
* Class IV wells are shallow wells used to inject hazardous or radioactive wastes into or above a geologic formation that contains a USDW. 
* Class V wells are used to inject non-hazardous fluids underground. Most Class V wells are used to dispose of wastes into or above underground sources of drinking water
“. https://www.epa.gov/uic/underground-injection-control-well-classes

Cameco Crow Butte ISL (In Situ Leach)…

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BBC goes full Big Brother in recent announcement

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Brought to our attention by Mark Doran, a new BBC document dated May 2017 contains this bizarre threat to its licence-payers:

9. Offensive or inappropriate content on BBC websites

If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content anywhere on or to BBC websites or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on any BBC service, the BBC may use your personal information to stop such behaviour.

Where the BBC reasonably believes that you are or may be in breach of any applicable laws (e.g. because content you have posted may be defamatory), the BBC may use your personal information to inform relevant third parties such as your employer, school email/internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

Here’s Mark’s screen cap of the doc:

Not only is this freakishly (yes, there’s no other word) Orwellian, it’s completely vague. Are the words “objectionable”…

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Game of Nuclear Thrones Aims to Keep Public Opposition at Arms Length and the Unions baying for public subsidy?

After months of Toshiba Westinghouse's rather faux bankruptcy and the "on hold" status of Moorside, now (once again) China is in the news as being an "interested party."  Meanwhile the nuclear obsessed unions are baying for ever more public subsidy for new nuclear build despite the growing evidence that nuclear provides negative equity in both … Continue reading Game of Nuclear Thrones Aims to Keep Public Opposition at Arms Length and the Unions baying for public subsidy?

The View from the US: Hanna Poddig’s brave stand against nuclear transports

“Without informing the local population, similar trains full of radioactive material are secretly passing through densely inhabited areas every four weeks.” (DiaNuke.org) http://www.dianuke.org/german-anti-nuclear-activist-jailed-blocking-train-carrying-radioactive-waste/ Solidarity postcard sent by Radiation Free Lakeland to Hanna Poddig. Painting by Marianne Birkby: https://mariannewildart.wordpress.com/2017/05/15/petition-and-postcards-to-support-hanna-poddig-who-blockaded-a-train-of-uranium-hexaflouride-and-is-now-in-prison Note that it could fall upon activists like Hanna to stop the export of German nuclear waste […] … Continue reading The View from the US: Hanna Poddig’s brave stand against nuclear transports

Petition and Postcards to Support Hanna Poddig who blockaded a train of Uranium Hexaflouride and is now in Prison

Please show your support:   Hanna and her friends blocked a train carrying depleted uranium hexafluoride, running unannounced through densely populated areas in Germany. In case of a rail accident, this waste would have contaminated a vast region. In relation to that entirely peaceful and significant protest, bringing attention to the unacceptable nuclear hazards, Hannah Poddig … Continue reading Petition and Postcards to Support Hanna Poddig who blockaded a train of Uranium Hexaflouride and is now in Prison