We went along to the Moorside smoke and mirrors CONsultation today. NuGen's Stephen Bray told us that the consultation is "not about whether the new build will go ahead" as that has already been decided by the government and the people of Cumbria who "invited" nuclear developers. We replied that there was no "invitation" to … Continue reading Hundreds of £Millions Already Spent on Moorside #Boycott Toshiba!
As you will have heard Lancashire is still under threat from Cuadrilla’s second fracking application at Preston New Road. There is a demo tomorrow in Preston more here: https://www.facebook.com/RibbleEstuaryAgainstFracking What you may not have heard is that Springfields in Preston is gearing up to produce "high burn" uranium fuel for the proposed 4 nuclear reactors in … Continue reading Do Not Add Fracking wastes to NW’s Already Intolerable Radioactive Burden
Even as Obama pretends to love the Lakota Sioux, he does nothing to protect them from foreign uranium miners.
Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, June 2014, by WH-Pete Souza
“Like a handful of battles in American history, the defeat of 12 companies of Seventh Cavalry by Lakota (Sioux), Cheyenne, and Arapaho warriors rose beyond its military significance to the level of myth.” http://www.nps.gov/libi/indian-memorial-at-the-little-bighorn.htm
American Indians learned that they cannot beat the superior force of the US military in the long run, and instead must use lawyers to fight for the land.
Charles Marion Russell – The Custer Fight (1903)
Image from “Crying Earth Rise Up! Environmental Justice & The Survival Of A People: Uranium Mining & the Oglala Lakota People”(Copy Left by Owe Aku, Bring Back the Way); color added.
Most people think that these abuses of the American Indians are past history. But, they are ongoing. In the…
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Dear Windermere Now, Radiation Free Lakeland have been misrepresented in the "Woolly Thinker" article as having a "not in my back yard mentality" The much hyped reactors at Moorside would produce less than 2% of the UKs energy. This could easily be achieved in far less damaging ways. The developers Nugen wrongly claimed in every Cumbrian newspaper that … Continue reading Letter in Windermere Now –
STOP MOORSIDE! North Cumbria CND, Cumbria and Lancashire Area CND and Radiation Free Lakeland are holding a series of events to protest against the building of nuclear reactors in Cumbria. These events are timed to run alongside and inform the NuGen Moorside Consultation. NuGen, a UK nuclear company, is a joint venture between Toshiba and ENGIE (formerly GDF SUEZ) bidding … Continue reading #StopMoorside EVENTS EVENTS EVENTS!
Dr Ian Fairlie and Jonathon Porritt on: Why We Don’t Really Need Nuclear Power Recently, interesting and lively correspondence on the merits and demerits of nuclear power has taken place between Dr Becky Martin, a geneticist formerly at Oxford University and Baroness Worthington, the Labour Party’s energy spokesperson in the House of Lords. Dr Martin’s … Continue reading We Don’t Need Nuclear Power
Letter sent today to all Lancashire County Council's Development Control Committee members. Dear Lancashire County Council Development Control Committee, Radiation Free Lakeland are a voluntary group with supporters in Cumbria and Lancashire and we are writing to you to oppose the two applications for fracking you are considering tomorrow. Both Lancashire and Cumbria already have … Continue reading Council Urged: No Fracking in Lancashire – Take Responsibility for Existing Risk!