Earthquake, Flood + Nuke Waste = No Problem says ‘independent’ geologist

Today's Westmorland Gazette has an article on the recent Managing Radioactive Waste Safely 'drop in' at Kendal Town Hall. A respectful affair, even so, many people voiced their concerns about the proposed mine 1000m deep x 26 km square filled with nuclear wastes. Previously at the Millom 'drop in' 'independent' geologist Jeremy Dearlove said: "if … Continue reading Earthquake, Flood + Nuke Waste = No Problem says ‘independent’ geologist

Today in the Times and Star

NUCLEAR DEBATE: RADIATION FREE LAKELAND By Marianne Birkby, founder of Radiation Free Lakeland, an anti-nuclear group set up in 2008 Last updated at 21:16, Thursday, 19 January 2012 The last government set up a quango called Managing Radioactive Waste Safely. JUST SAY NO: Marianne Birkby, of Radiation Free Lakeland RELATED: Managing Radioactive Waste Safely Partnership … Continue reading Today in the Times and Star

CONsultation – A Quick Guide

Say NO to ‘STEPS TOWARDS GEOLOGICAL DISPOSAL’ Radiation Free Lakeland’s Quick Guide to the CONsultation Questions The Consultation is a sham and invites Cumbria to be uncertain. A "Not Sure/Partly" answer would result in continuing "steps" 1.1 Do you agree with the Partnership’s initial opinions on geology? NO 1.2 The Partnership says “further investigation” is … Continue reading CONsultation – A Quick Guide

“Scandalous” Geological Dump – Westmorland Gazette Editorial 20 years ago!

On this day 19 years ago The Westmorland Gazette's editor said: " Deep-seated worries about the THORP and NIREX proposals are being cynically brushed aside. The Government it seems, has already decided that West Cumbria is the place to launder spent nuclear fuel, no matter what the consequences. What other conclusion is there to be … Continue reading “Scandalous” Geological Dump – Westmorland Gazette Editorial 20 years ago!

Virtual Postcard for Cumbria – No Nuke Dump!

A Virtual Postcard To Cumbria County Council, Allerdale and Copeland Borough Councils, We know enough about Cumbria's geology to say NO to geological disposal. The graphic above is taken directly from a UK government sponsored video.* It illustrates what would happen to the geological disposal of nuclear wastes in.... ....AREAS OF HIGH RAINFALL, PERMEABLE ROCKS … Continue reading Virtual Postcard for Cumbria – No Nuke Dump!

New Year, New Friends? OR Complicit Silence?

The New Year sort out of cupboards has unearthed an interesting find.  It is the Spring 1997 issue of the FRIENDS OF THE LAKE DISTRICT newsletter.  FLD has "much cause for celebration.  We could not have hoped for better news and the decision has been greeted with delight by local people, local authorities and environmental … Continue reading New Year, New Friends? OR Complicit Silence?