Cracking Letter in the Westmorland Gazette …still no word from Mainstream Environmental Journos!

ThanX to Anita for this cracking letter. #IrishSea #KeepCumbrianCoalintheHole #LakeDistrictCoast #DivestFossilFuel #DivestParliament #StopFossilFuelExtractionNearNuclear

Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

Another Cracking Letter from Anita in the Westmorland Gazette.  In a long running exchange this is a reply to Kent Brook’s letter about the “need” for coking coal to provide steel for WMD etc.  Whether or not you want nuclear WMD …there are other ways to make steel. To mine the coking coal you also need to mine the ‘middlings’ coal, off St Bees under the Irish Sea.

Here is Anita’s letter as it appeared in print

“MR KENT Brooks, (Letters, May 10, ‘Defence must be priority’) is, of course, entitled to his opinion about the proposed coal mine near Sellafield.

However, my opinion, having had a coal face worker in the family for many years, remains the same. Excavating a very deep coal mine beneath the Irish Sea, so close to Europe’s largest nuclear waste facility at Sellafield, is a risk too far.

Europe’s largest nuclear waste facility at…

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2 thoughts on “Cracking Letter in the Westmorland Gazette …still no word from Mainstream Environmental Journos!

  1. Pingback: Cracking Letter in the Westmorland Gazette …still no word from Mainstream Environmental Journos! — « nuclear-news

  2. Kevin Prior

    Hi, Marianne – Great articles! R u able to put me in touch with Charles Anthony (now living Solway Firth?) who was a friend of the late Duncan Ball & whose Dad Ken was an engineer at Sellafield? Or any friend of Charles? Or ask him/them to call me on 07940 844902. Many thanks.

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