To say that CoRWM’s recent public meeting in Workington was dissappointing would be a truly masterful piece of understatement!

An insightful letter from Cumbria Trust to the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management. Radiation Free Lakeland would add that no area should be asked to volunteer for a process that is no more than junk science with over 100 problems to be “resolved” when the known outcome is radioactive contamination of groundwaters. Come on.. your nuclear industry needs you to “solve” the waste problem so just Who is up for volunteering for this intergenerational suicide mission?

Cumbria Trust

Having now considered the “answers” the public were given by CoRWM (Committee on Radioactive Waste Management) during the meeting in Workington on 30th April, Cumbria Trust Director John Wilson has sent the following letter to the members of the committee:

TO ALL CoRWM MEMBERS

5th May 2014

Dear Members

I wish to place on record my genuine concerns about the whole so called Managing Radioactive Waste Safely process and CoRWM’s role therein; with particular regard to the GDF process and issues.

I and many others now have no trust in any of DECC, CoRWM, the Government, the major political parties or the NDA over this issue.

Why?

  1. A complete lack of strong and logical political leadership resulting in proposed solutions being based upon political and socio-economic convenience.

  2. A failure to place safety first.

  3. An underlying pre- determination to site a GDF in West Cumbria and

  4. A determination to do…

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