A letter published in this weeks Big Issue in the North QUESTION OF TRUST Cumbria Wildlife Trust has just held a sand sculpture competition at St Bees. This beach, near Sellafield, is where 41 hot radioactive particles were recovered last year, including plutonium. The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority's response to this increase has been to ask … Continue reading Big Issue in the North – Pu on Cumbrian Beaches
Published on 25 May 2013 This documentary was shown on German and French TV but not in England. For obvious reasons the English don't want anyone to see it. This is the English version which we hope you will mirror and call attention to. It discusses the effects of sea dumping of radioactive waste on … Continue reading Radioactive Waste Film blocked in the UK
A Letter to Keep Britain Tidy - Safe Beaches full of Pu (Plutonium) Congratulations to Keep Britain Tidy on receiving the Barking Dog Award 2013. This is a new award and Keep Britian Tidy is the first recipient for outstanding promotion of the worlds most radioactively contaminated beaches as “Seaside Award” winning safe clean beaches. … Continue reading Barking Dog Award goes to Keep Britain Tidy – “Safe” Beaches full of Pu
Radiation Free Lakeland has asked Sellafield Ltd to tell us how much it spent on gas last year. In 2009 Sellafield spent £30m on gas Since then reprocessing activity has increased. Most of the gas will go towards the insane crash programme of reprocessing activity and the rest to keep the wastes cool. Sellafield is … Continue reading What Sellafield doesn’t want you to know…. while gas prices rise
Last week Cumbria Wildlife Trust held their Beached Art event at St Bees. St Bees happens to be one of the beaches near Sellafield where radioactive particles from a crash programme of reprocessing have been found in increasing numbers. The reason for the crash programme is that dumping radioactive waste at sea will be banned … Continue reading Radioactive Mermaids – why should we care?
Once again DECC has refused to honour its commitment to rule Cumbria out following the No vote. .... meanwhile the wastes continue to arrive at Sellafield. The plutonium continues to stack up from dodgy reprocessing. All the while DECC is wined and dined by the nuclear industry looking to pick up government contracts in the … Continue reading Further correspondence with DECC jokers…
Radiation Free Lakeland have received a reply from the Department of Energy and Climate Change regarding geological dumping of high level nuclear waste. Their responses to our questions are not just evasive and disingenuous. The replies indicate that Cumbrians have not got through to these jokers in government that we are: a. Not willing b. … Continue reading DECC Jokers have not accepted Cumbria’s NO –