“Dump and Forget” Long Lived Wastes in the Land that Time Forgot….

Last weeks letter in the Whitehaven News by Tim Knowles hits the nail on the head repeatedly. All the more remarkable given that Mr Knowles was the Chair of the West Cumbria Managing Radioactive Waste Safely Partnership ( MRWS) as executive member for the environment at Cumbria County Council. Since that time MRWS has dropped …

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Thursby Village Hall to Host Nuclear Waste Implementation Plan – Why?

The following letter has been sent to Thursby Parish Hall who are hosting the first of the "drop in" sessions by the self selected Allerdale Working Group. The Allerdale Working Group are working towards Implementation of a Deep Nuclear Dump under Cumbria. Ironically Thursby Village Hall was in the news last year as locals were …

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NEW Petition to the UK Prime Minister: A Call to Stop Geological Nuclear Dump Plans.

Our new petition set up just last night has already received dozens of signatures - we have a long way to go before we get to the 10,000 signatures required for a debate in Parliament - but the UK does need to talk about the unwanted, scientifically unworkable and deeply dangerous Nuclear Dump Plan! The …

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Journey to the Safest Place on Earth

Journey to the Safest Place on Earth - a "must watch" film for Cumbrians…. Members of the Copeland and Allerdale "Working Groups" are a few self selected people who have put their faith in the nuclear industry's promises, they do not speak for Cumbria - or even for Copeland and Allerdale although the Borough Councils' …

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Government Take Advice From Coal Mine Boss Over Deep Nuclear Dump Plans

https://www.youtube.com/embed/oEmX5MwI5DA This video was taken from the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management Plenary Meeting 19/5/21.   Government have employed the CEO of the Cumbria coal mine plan to advise them on construction costs, mining techniques and ultimate Delivery of a deep nuclear dump for heat generating high level nuclear wastes. The Irish Sea is in the …

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Nuclear industry survives on its false claim that it helps the fight against climate change. Sellafield quietly admits to emitting nearly 300,000 tonnes of CO2(e) last year. That’s the least of it.

Jonathon Porritt April 28th, 2021, by Paul Brown,   The nuclear industry’s unfounded claims let it rely on “dark arts”, ignoring much better ways to cut carbon emissions. Nuclear industry’s unfounded claims let it survive,   https://climatenewsnetwork.net/nuclear-industrys-unfounded-claims-let-it-survive/ – It is the global nuclear industry’s unfounded claims – not least that it is part of the solution to climate […]Nuclear …

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The Easter Gift? Military Nuclear Waste Heading to Sellafield

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com MILITARY NUCLEAR WASTE INCLUDING PLUTONIUM WINGING ITS WAY TO SELLAFIELD THROUGH TOWNS AND VILLAGES. Highly Active Radioactive Waste is either on its way or already arrived from the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston to Sellafield in Cumbria. The Ministry of Defence and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority who are under the …

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Nuclear Crimes – Under the Geological Carpet of Cumbria?

Under the Carpet -the Crime Two letters in the Whitehaven News this week regarding what to do about nuclear wastes, one from Tim Knowles (former Chair of the UK Nuclear Legacy Advisory Forum & former Chair of West Cumbria Managing Radioactive Waste Safely Partnership - MRWS is now Radioactive Waste Management). Tim Knowles now quite …

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On this day 75 years ago – Hiroshima

https://player.vimeo.com/video/440185012 Video by Bo Jacobs from Hiroshima, August 6, 2020 On this day 75 years ago the first nuclear bomb was dropped. It was dropped on Hiroshima. This is not something that happened in the past - it continues today - this was the beginning of the use of nuclear weapons. The US was testing …

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Too Much Electricity! Time to Stop Inflexible and Dangerous New Nuclear – Why are More Being Built?

A supporter of Radiation Free Lakeland has pointed out that the news that there is too much electricity going into the grid: "shows the fallacy of "base load". What it really means in inflexible. Yet again we are seeing the economics of nuclear fail, as it is very expensive so needs a guaranteed price per …

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