Drigg Nuclear Waste Dump Menaced By Coastal Erosion: Foreign Companies Profit; UK Taxpayer Holds Liability (Still Time to Oppose-Decision 15th July)

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For information on how to oppose Drigg see: https://mariannewildart.wordpress.com/2016/07/03/lock-the-gate-on-drigg-nuclear-waste-site-15th-july-in-kendal/
The Low Level [Radioactive] Waste Repository (LLWR) is situated near to areas of Cumbrian coastline where historical evidence indicates that the coast has receded in the past, and as it is anticipated that sea level will rise, it is expected that the repository area will be disrupted through coastal erosion and sea-level rise will accelerate this process.” (NDA, 2015)
Drigg map
Rusting Shipping Containers at Drigg on the Irish Sea
Rusting Shipping Containers Storing Radioactive Waste At Drigg Near the Irish Sea

Looking at the picture above, it doesn’t take much imagination to see that the LLW Nuclear Waste Dump at Drigg will fall onto the beach and eventually into the Irish sea, (unless it’s moved). Official documents even say so. It’s not a matter of if, only how quickly.
Drigg Failure Coastal Erosion NDA-OGL
“LLW Repository, Holmrook, Cumbria: Coastal Erosion Summary, Version 2, January 2015”, NDA-OGL

Who benefits from this dump along the coast…

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