Tim Farron Strongly Opposes New Nuclear- Good! But …. Action against this New Nuclear Madness is needed

Lakeland Nuclear Crime Scene - "Moorside" would be paid for by You! Last week Tim Farron MP sent the following reply to Radiation Free Lakeland when we urged him to vote NO to the public paying for new nuclear build in the Nuclear Financing Bill yesterday. Our MP's opposition to new nuclear is heartening. But …

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BBC Report on Closure of Hunterston B Fails to Mention that All the Nuclear Crapola will Come to Cumbria

Radiation Free Lakeland have long argued for the closure of the cracked nuclear plants that EDF are running long past their planned lifetimes. Yesterday one of these cancer factories, Hunterston B was closed down because of the dangerously cracked graphite cores. The BBC report below toots a trumpet about the electricity produced by Hunterston but …

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Government Want YOU to Pay for New Nuclear

Thanks to CND for this information: The government is trying to force through controversial new legislation which will make consumers bankroll the nuclear power industry, whilst giving them no protection from spiralling costs. This will force thousands more families into fuel poverty.  The electricity generated from nuclear power is double the costs of renewables. Nuclear …

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Not Before Time EDF’s Hunterston B is Switched Off For Good.

Hunterston B Photo by David Autumns "Good news Reactor 4 next and then this cracked and broken risk will be removed from our lives. Just the radioactive cocktail it has cooked up in it's internals to deal with for thousands after thousands of years. And they want to build more and claim them as green…" …

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Identical Problems as that at China’s Taishan nuclear plant Predicted for all EDF’s Reactors – Time to Stop Hinkley!

Computer generatated view of an EPR nuclear power station This is translated from the French Press : "The incident that led in July to the shutdown of a reactor at the EPR nuclear power plant in Taishan (China) would be due to a design defect of the vessel, say the CRIIRAD which warns of the …

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Worker safety before corporate profits! —

By MIKE ALEWITZ  REMEMBERING KAREN SILKWOOD (February 19, 1946 – November 13, 1974) Karen Silkwood died in 1974 under suspicious circumstances while traveling to a meeting with a reporter investigating unsafe conditions at a Kerr-McGee plutonium fuel plant in Oklahoma. These are excerpts from the dedication speech ....Worker safety before corporate profits! — By MIKE …

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There are Much More Powerful Greenhouse Gases than CO2 and EDF’s Nuclear Reactors are Spewing Them Out (Apart from Toxic Radioactive Emissions!!)

EdF finally admit that operational nuclear power station discharges of Sulfur hexafluoride gas make massive contributions to Global warming/Climate change Flamanville nuclear power plant has exceeded the threshold for discharging SF6. In nine months, the quantity of SF6, the most powerful greenhouse gas, released by the Flamanville nuclear power plant in La Manche, has already …

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What Does Building A Nuclear Power Station Mean for CO2 Emissions As We Near COP26 ?

The Following Extract is from The Ecologist's Nuclear Dossier of 2006 - What Has CONveniently Been Unlearnt About Nuclear New Build Since Then? Quite a Lot! Many thanks to The Ecologist for their 2006 Nuclear Dossier written by Jon Hughes - the following extract relates to CO2 emissions from construction - which although mind numbingly …

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A POX ON MOX – Uranium Laced With Plutonium Sent to Japan Courtesy of UK and France

Report from FRANCE 24 - read Full Report Here Activists from environmental group Greenpeace protested against a shipment of reprocessed nuclear fuel that was set to leave France for Japan on Wednesday for use in a power plant. The load of highly radioactive Mox, a mixture of reprocessed plutonium and uranium, was escorted by police …

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9000 new homes – within the 2nd Tier of the Outline Planning Zone for Dodgy Old Heysham Nuclear Power Stations 1&2 ???

Outline Planning Zone for Heysham Nuclear Power Stations 1 & 2 The following is a letter sent to Lancaster City Council and copied to Lancashire County Council. This wednesday city councillors will decide whether or not to support the plan for up to 9000 more houses in south Lancaster. "Bailrigg Garden Village" would be within …

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