The River Ribble – birthing the nuclear nightmare: 1st Installment of the Springfields Archive

there are Flood Warnings on the River Ribble … Dumping radioactive waste alongside the Ribble at Clifton Marsh should stop Now.

River Ribble – Penwortham Mill

Lancashire Evening Post - Children at Risk? Springfields Nuclear Plant Lancashire Evening Post – Children at Risk? Springfields Nuclear Plant

The beginning of the nuclear chain in the UK is at Springfields near Preston. Uranium is ripped out of the ground in far off lands such as Africa, Peru, and even the Grand Canyon. The uranium is brought here by road and rail for Springfields to work their magic The emissions from the birthing of uranium fuel is pumped to the River Ribble, to Clifton Marsh landfill and to the air. The Springfields site boasts that it has “already produced several million fuel elements and provided products and services for over 140 reactors in more than 12 countries”.

This activity is set to explode with new build. The operators of Springfields (Toshiba and Westinghouse) have signed a 150 year lease with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. The industry and our nuclear headed government must be laughing…

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