No area in Cumbria should be in the frame – not the Irish Sea, not Millom, not Silloth. The new and dishonest RWM/CoRWM “process” is aimed not only at bribery of those souls who can be persuaded to go along with the diabolic plan and exclusion of those thoughtful voices opposed, but also at divide and conquer “not here, there” Radiation Free Lakeland and our dedicated campaign Lakes Against Nuclear Dump say “NOT ANYWHERE”. Call a halt to “Delivery” of a deep nuclear dump Now.
As we highlighted back in January, Allerdale has been volunteered by an individual as a potential site for burying the nation’s nuclear waste in a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF)
Over the last few months Cumbria Trust has met on a number of occasions with the developer, Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) and with a Working Group in Allerdale which has been tasked with defining a search area within Allerdale or under the seabed off the coast of Allerdale.
In this latest search process the Lake District is excluded, and when that is combined with areas previously excluded due to the presence of certain minerals and aquifers, the available onshore area in Allerdale becomes rather limited.The map below shows these exclusions in pink.Combined with the recent suggestion from RWM and the geologist working for the previous process, that the Mercia Mudstone may be a suitable host rock, this leads us to…
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