"Gentle Steps" to geological disposal

Whitehaven News – letter “Gentle Steps” to Geological Dump (DECC) ….

Letter Published in Whitehaven News - Friday 21st Oct Dear Editor The plan to build new reactors at what is already the most dangerous nuclear site in Europe and to find a 'solution' to the waste problem. has ratcheted up a gear following the findings of the Weightman report. For the plan for new build … Continue reading Whitehaven News – letter “Gentle Steps” to Geological Dump (DECC) ….

Great Pyramids – Spoil Heaps in Cumbria

"No possible underground repository site can be found within the area of Allerdale and Copeland district councils, that would be geologically safe. In addition to the insurmountable geological problems, the NDA (Nuclear Decommissioning Authority) is misleading the elected officials and the general public of West Cumbria as to the scale of environmental blight to be … Continue reading Great Pyramids – Spoil Heaps in Cumbria

World’s Biggest Slag Heap

West Cumbria is famous for being the place where you can find the World's Biggest Liar. Now the Department of Energy and Climate Change are pushing for West Cumbria to be the place where you can find the World's Biggest Slag Heap. Nominations are already coming in for what this huge slag heap, ripped out … Continue reading World’s Biggest Slag Heap

Stepping out on a Jolly

Rather than spending taxpayer’s money on a jolly this week to see France's research into geological dumping the DECC sponsored Managing Radioactive Wastes Safely (!) Partnership should go for a walk up Scafell. A walk up England's highest mountain would give the Partnership a sense of the scale of DECC’s proposal for a huge hole … Continue reading Stepping out on a Jolly