URGENT – KEEP CUMBRIAN COAL IN THE HOLE

Urgent Request ….Please Write, Email, Object and Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

An Urgent Request from Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

– Please Send Objections into Cumbria County Council to Make Sure we STOP the First Deep Coal Mine in the UK for 30 years. Below is an objection from Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole.   Please feel free to amend, adapt or just generally use as a starting point for your own objection. It doesn’t need to be long – just a sentence or two would do to let Cumbria County Council know that you oppose the plan.  Every letter of objection is a step nearer to stopping the plan!

Send Emails to

Rachel.Brophy@cumbria.gov.uk   in the Subject put : Wood House Colliery 4/17/9007

If you have time please do also tell the Development Control Committee how you feel too! They will be making the decision on March 7th in Kendal  http://councilportal.cumbria.gov.uk/mgCommitteeDetails.aspx?ID=124

Letters to be in before 19th February…

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A Letter of Thanks to the Swedish Environment Court for Saying No to Geological Disposal of Nuclear Wastes

Images from a 1990s advert in Cumbria magazine from the UK government's "Sellafield Repository Project" (NIREX) which planned to dump low and intermediate level nuclear wastes - today the plan includes heat generating high level wastes - ...any volunteers? On the 23rd January 2018 the Swedish Environment Court gave the thumbs down to the Swedish …

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The Ecologist Exposes the Cumbrian Coal Mine Plan — Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole!

Excellent article in the Ecologist by Sam Moisha… An Extract Below. Full Article can be read here A new deep coal mine deep under the sea? Next to Sellafield? Really? Sam Moisha | 5th February 2018 An architect’s drawing of the proposed new Woodhouse Colliery deep mine at the former Marchon Industrial site near Woodhouse. …

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Trust Me, I am an Expert (Official Reassuring Expert!)

A Poem that speaks true by Phil Knight TRUST ME, I AM AN EXPERT Who says cigarettes are bad for you? What utter RUBBISH! They clear the chest of phlegm And they settle the nerves Trust me I am an Expert. Asbestosis? There is no such thing! Asbestos is all that stands Between you and …

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A new report on Sellafield highlights the likely nuclear damage to Ireland. Exclusive to nuclear-news.net

Dr Chris Busby on the Dangers to Ireland (and us all !!) from Sellafield. This is intolerable, nuclear power and its uniquely poisonous waste products are a deliberate assault on our health and wellbeing and yet the nuclear industry is gearing up for more, much more.

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Introduction by Shaun McGee (aka arclight2011)

Published exclusive to nuclear-news.net (Creative Commons applies)

2 February 2018

The Irish Sellafield nuclear accident fallout projection report has some issues, in my opinion.
In December 2016 the Irish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in Irish Media Sources a report on radioactive fallout from a “worse case” scenario.
At the time, I was in contact with the Irish EPA concerning new evidence that shows a larger health effect from radiation sources and I was trying to challenge the pro nuclear bias that underestimated the health and environmental problems using mechanisms from the EURATOM nuclear treaty in Europe. I have to say that the Irish EPA were forthcoming in their many responses to my inquiries but eventually we reached a stale mate as the EPA claimed that the specific Isotopes relevant to the Euratom Treaty are not to be found in Ireland with the exception…

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What Coal Mine? Please Help Spread the Word.

Today we were out and about in Cumbria leafleting. Time is now short with the planning meeting scheduled to take place on March 7th and the consultation ending on the 19th Feb ( you can still write and object up until the planning meeting) While leafleting in Kendal we asked people the following questions: Have […] …

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Today Five Years Ago – The Dump Was Ditched!

https://youtu.be/M1dzDFvtMTc On this day in Carlisle Cumbria County Council voted NO to the proposed Geological 'Disposal' Facility for intermediate and high level nuclear wastes. Government however is desperate to be seen to have a "final plan" for nuclear wastes. This is so that they can make more, ever hotter,  with dangerous new fuel burnt in …

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Sweden (the Home of Geological Dumping Technology) Rejects Dangerous Geological Nuclear Dump

Fantastic News that Sweden has rejected the plan in their country for a geological nuclear dump. Ten years ago were were told that "The Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant, in Sweden, will be first to house a deep geological repository for its high-level radioactive waste (HLW)" "SKB, Sweden’s nuclear fuel and waste management company, decided on …

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Sellafield Sponsors Cumbria Day -Leaving a Nasty Taste in the Mouth?

The Evening Mail excitedly tells us  that "The best Cumbria has to offer will be showcased in Parliament (today) as leading businesses set out their stall. Cumbria Day – now in its third year – is hosted by the county's six MPs as they put their political differences aside for the good of the area. …

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