PRESS RELEASE FROM NUCLEAR FREE LOCAL AUTHORITIES NFLA endorse report which outlines serious design concerns with the AP1000 reactor proposed for the Sellafield Moorside site The Nuclear Free Local Authorities (NFLA) have formally supported and endorsed an independent assessment of the Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear reactor that outlines a number of serious safety concerns. The independent …
Nuclear Power…trashing the climate and much more besides
An interesting letter appeared in the Sheffield Star back in March 2015 arguing the possibly of the Ozone Layer being damaged by decades of Atmospheric Nuclear Bomb tests -until they were banned by an international treaty. They sort of claim you’d think we’d have heard debated for years already. The science sure adds up – something New Zealand based scientists Bill Hartley has researched in depth.
Hartley believes “Starfish Prime”, a upper atmospheric nuclear test by the U/.S that is witnessed in 1962, is partly to blame for the ozone hole.
“The light show was something unearthly and huge. For fun some weeks before, I had read Revelations, so I was shocked to see the moon glowing red in the now pink rays of light expanding from the central ball of golden light.”
He connected the event with the hole in the ozone layer in the 1980s when he read Earth’s…
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https://youtu.be/ymrVb4vJZkM There is one day left. Tomorrow is the last day to comment on the dangerous reactors planned for Cumbria. Thanks to ITV for the coverage (in which NuGen try to belittle the report) but on the whole the nuclear industry and our pronuclear government have done a fantastic job of keeping this "opportunity" for …
Make a comment by Wednesday, 30th of November: New.Reactor-Build@onr.gov.uk
See more: https://mariannewildart.wordpress.com/2016/11/21/cumbria-nuclear-plan-slammed-by-new-expert-report-only-9-days-to-comment-on-dangerous-reactor-design
Moorside Sheep looking toward Sellafield-Streetview.
Moorside is now estimated to have a physical footprint of over 500 acres:
“The ‘biggest construction project in Europe’ is expanding from Nugen’s original 200 hectare site to 552 hectares of farmland reaching right up to two villages and an 11th Century church. But with compulsory purchase on the cards, there’s nothing locals can do except keep on fighting the entire deeply flawed project.“. http://www.theecologist.org/campaigning/2966465/moorside_cumbria_the_great_nuclear_land_grab.html (Or the locals may be intimidated into silence due to compensation fears related to compulsory purchase, i.e. expropriation).
NUGEN is a consortium of Japan’s Toshiba and France’s ENGIE – formerly called GDF-Suez.
While with UK BREXIT Moorside, sitting upon the Irish Sea, may no longer be in the EU, a nuclear accident would most likely impact Europe, including Ireland, based on the distances the radioactive…
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Today a report slamming the new build plan has been handed into Cumbria County Council, The National Park Authority, Natural England, Friends of the Lake District. The report will also be sent to the leaders of neighbouring European countries. There is a CONsultation taking place on the AP1000 reactor design - we found out only …
Is this what our Unions want for their workers? More of this?
Damage from an explosion remains at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant’s No. 4 reactor building in March 2013.
A 42-year-old man diagnosed with leukemia after working at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant plans to sue Tokyo Electric Power Co., saying the utility failed to take adequate precautions against radiation exposure.
He will also sue Kyushu Electric Power Co., operator of the Genkai nuclear plant in Saga Prefecture where he had also worked, in the lawsuit expected to be filed at the Tokyo District Court on Nov. 22.
The man, who is from Kita-Kyushu in Fukuoka Prefecture, will demand about 59 million yen ($541,000) in total compensation from the two utilities.
“TEPCO and Kyushu Electric, as the managers of the facilities, are responsible for the health of workers there, but they failed to take adequate measures to protect them from radiation exposure,” said one of the lawyers…
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A photograph not shown on the ITV news bulletin - Calder Hall .... with hundreds of resting (and nesting) herring gulls. The recent news item on Calder Hall was, in fact, parroted propaganda from a Sellafield press release . Aimed at the hearts and souls of the Cumbrian public who are being relentlessly softened up …