The following is a letter sent to councillors by a supporter of a radiation free Cumbria. Dear Councillor Re: Lillyhall Landfill Doubtless many of you felt that yesterday's planning meeting saw you bounced into making a decision on the future of the landfill site at Lillyhall and most importantly on the acceptance of radioactive waste … Continue reading Media Blackout on Lillyhall’s Radioactive Waste Landfill Decision- WHY?
Today in Kendal without any fanfare or any media fuss Lillyhall Landfill was given the go ahead to dump High Volumes of so called Very Low Level wastes - this will increase with more devious permissions by the Environment Agency to Low Level waste - Intermediate Waste and no doubt ultimately a Radioactive Waste Incinerator … Continue reading Radioactive Waste Dump is Born without Fanfare or Fuss – the banality of evil
FREE THE SELLAFIELD DEER VIGIL 2nd March Meet outside CALDER GATE at 1pm (till 3pm)Sellafield management have 'accidentally' trapped a herd of roe deer in-between an old and new security fence. They now plan to cull instead of taking a section of fence down and gently walking the deer out. Sellafield's rigid refusal to look … Continue reading FREE THE SELLAFIELD DEER – VIGIL this Sunday 2nd March
LILLYHALL RADIOACTIVE WASTE DUMP WILL NOT AFFECT MEMBER STATES! PHEW THATS OK THEN Radiation Free Lakeland have sent the below to the Development Control Committee members of Cumbria County Council. We will be staging a Demo outside County Hall, Kendal on Wednesday before the meeting - 10am - meeting begins at 11am please join us … Continue reading LILLYHALL RADIOACTIVE WASTE DUMP WILL NOT AFFECT MEMBER STATES – PHEW THATS OK THEN!!
And this radioactive cesspool is held up by the UK government as a wonderful example of geological dumping of nuclear waste…
Experts are monitoring America’s only deep geological nuclear waste dump after an airborne radiation alert.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) said specialists were assessing a “possible radiological event” at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico.
According to the DOE, an air monitor detected radiation on the plant’s underground levels at 11.30pm local time last Friday.
Officials say no employees were working underground at the time and those on the surface have been sheltered in place as a precaution. They say nobody has been found to be contaminated.
WIPP is the nation’s first and only deep geological nuclear waste dump, taking plutonium-contaminated material from Los Alamos National Laboratory and other government nuclear projects.
The incident comes 10 days after an underground truck fire at the plant prompted an evacuation.
Energy Department spokesman Roger Nelson said the 139 workers above ground were told to stay where they…
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TODAY Workington made a stand against higher activity low level nuclear waste arriving in tipper trucks to be dumped in plastic bin bags into Lillyhall landfill. Over 100 people stopped to sign letters to Cumbria County Council "why should we have it on our door step!" was the cry ! Secretary of State Ed Davey has … Continue reading URGENT! LOCK THE GATE ON NUCLEAR WASTE: LILLYHALL LANDFILL
Radiation Free Lakeland have been asked why they have got involved in what appears to be an animal welfare issue. A fair enough question. We got involved because the only reason the militaristic fence was put up is to "protect' the dangerous stockpiles of nuclear waste which includes 120 tons of weapons grade/terrorist grade plutonium. … Continue reading Free the Sellafield Deer Demo