Image: This geological map showing the northern part of the Ennerdale granite was drawn up by Professor David Smythe, who will attend next week's public meeting. The shaded area is the Ennerdale granite, which reaches the shore of Buttermere and is within a few hundred metres of the southern tip of Crummock Water "Steven Quas … Continue reading VILLAGERS CALL PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS NUCLEAR DUMP.. 6th Sept Cockermouth -7pm
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are planning a trip to the Lake District. Perhaps they will be the first celebrities to take a stand opposing the mutation of the Lake District .... to the Nuke District ? The Lake District could do with some heroes to stop the government plan for the heart being ripped … Continue reading The Nuke District Welcomes Brad and Angelina?
http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/movie/feature201208232202.html Japan's Science Council wants a rethink on the future of nuclear power. Also the top scientists have advised putting a limit on the amount of high level waste produced because science has its limits no geology is guaranteed to keep the waste safe from humans and the environment. They also say that the deep … Continue reading Japan’s Science Council say that deep geological disposal plans should be scrapped.
Today in Carlisle in the pouring rain - monitored by Special Branch who introduced themselves most cordially (not kidding!) Radiation Free Lakeland provided the public with their only chance to vote "Do you want a nuclear dump under Cumbria?" 200 people vote NO 6 vote YES The ONLY public vote to take place reveals a … Continue reading CARLISLE VOTES NO – 97% SAY NO TO NUCLEAR DUMP
The following is from West Cumbria and North Lakes Friends of the Earth..... it speaks for itself! PRESS RELEASE August 21st 2012 Nuclear dump would be 'disastrous' for tourism Campaigners against West Cumbria 'volunteering' to host a nuclear dump say it would be disastrous for the National Park's image and tourist industry. They have conducted … Continue reading Nuclear Dump would be ‘DISASTROUS’ for Tourism
Imagine this cube is a big 1 metre squared - the nuclear waste proposed for the dump lined up in one metre cubes would stretch from Carlisle to Paris and a third of the way back... If you are not out already and enjoying yourself at Solfest Music Festival - the hottest music festival ever … Continue reading Carlisle Votes – Do you want a nuke dump under Solfest ?
The red outline shows the area within which the repository would be sited within the Mercia Mudstone A Letter to Allerdale Councillors and Concerned Members of the Public from Professor David Smythe EXTRACT: The MRWS(Managing Radioactive Waste Safely)so-called consultation process has now homed in on two proposed areas for the repository, based on geological criteria. … Continue reading A Geological Dump in Cumbria “will leak radioactive contamination within a short time”.