“They told me it was already safe and the economic benefits would be huge – I would not have said yes!” Ipsos Mori Poll Respondent

Today was the day that the Partnership Patsy's were told that there is "broad support" for a nuclear dump in Cumbria - apparently this is the BIG NEWS the media has already whipped into and which will be broadcast far and wide, whilst the democratic and unanimous NO vote of 75% of Parish Councils are …

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CONsultation – Freakish and Suspect YES to Question 8

Local and national press coverage of the Geological Dump CONsultation is promoting the idea that Cumbrians are a load of greedy turkeys voting for christmas. This is the nastiest spin which cherry picks the results of 8 CONsultation questions by reporting on the answer to one question. It is highly suspect that all those people …

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Message of Support to Kent from Cumbria

Dear Kent County Council, Radiation Free Lakeland have been opposing a 'geological disposal facility' in Cumbria since 2008. We would like to send you a message of support in your strong opposition to the Dungeness plan and urge you to continue your opposition. Nuclear compliant areas are being groomed with wads of taxpayers money to …

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Professor Stuart Haszeldine on Sweeping Democracy along with Nuke Waste Under the Carpet

Nuclear waste is a problem - dangerous and long-lived, it needs geologically "secure" sites to be laid, one hopes, to rest. But in the UK, the government finds it more convenient to shoe-horn it in to geologically delicate areas under a carefully managed sham of local democracy. The national public good is being obscured by …

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Cumbria County Council -Unanimous NO to NUKE LANDFILL in Keekle Head

HURRAH! Cumbria County Council voted unanimously this morning opposing the plan to dump nuclear wastes at Keekle Head. I spoke on behalf of Radiation Free Lakeland along with 3 other objectors. There would have been many more objectors speaking had the Council given more than 3 days notice to register to speak - I wonder …

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Uranium from Finland’s Peat Bogs and Tundra? How MAD is that?

Every year Cumbria's overwintering birds have travelled from or through Finland's peat bogs, taiga and tundra. Proposals for ever increasing uranium mining is threatening habitats (and more). The problems of nuclear waste are insurmountable.. More Information here: http://olkiluotoblockade2012.wordpress.com/english/ "The Olkiluoto Blockade Camp in Eurajoki, western Finland, will bring together people from the anti-nuclear movements in …

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