Nuclear Power & Cumulative Effects of Discharges

 "San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station 2013 photo D Ramey Logan.jpg from Wikimedia Commons by D Ramey Logan, CC-BY-SA 4.0" From California - Sun, Sand and ....Radioactive Discharges IRVINE COMMUNITY NEWS Guest Article: Do Emissions from Nuclear Power Plants Cause Cancer? "While we agonise over the COVID-19 pandemic, perhaps it is also appropriate to consider another medical enigma which kills far …

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New Report into Links between Childhood Cancer and Ionising Radiation

Many thanks to the Low Level Radiation Campaign for this important new report. When we have been campaigning on the streets we have met with nurses who have told us that the high incidence of childhood cancer in the North West should be the subject of a government inquiry - suspect it is the same …

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Radioactive pollution at the Bugey nuclear power plant in France : EDF condemned!

Centrale Nucleaire du Bugey. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bugey_Nuclear_Power_Plant#/media/File:Centrale-nucleaire-Bugey.jpg On May 22, 2020, the French court found EDF guilty of all the offences regarding radioactive pollution at the Bugey Nuclear Plant for which it was prosecuted and fined it a paltry and symbolic 3,000 euros. French anti-nuclear groups welcome this guilty condemnation (while acknowledging the symbolic nature of the …

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Extension of Operating Period for Heysham 1 Reactor 1.

Heysham 1 and 2 by David Autumns Sharing this from the Office for Nuclear Regulation. This is so very wrong. The Office for Nuclear Regulation have bowed to EDF's ask that they are granted a runtime extension to the start of the "Statutory" Outage Period. This is so EDF can get their logistics together on …

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Letter to The Guardian by David Lowry

**Hinkley Nuclear Power Station & Coronavirus ** David Lowry Letter sent to The Guardian:  “On Sunday your sister paper, The Observer, led its front page with an important story explaining how the “big four” trades unions (GMB, Unite, Unison & Usdaw) have warned the prime minister they will not recommend their members return to work …

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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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Planet of the Humans – Film Review

Review of Planet of the Humans Michael Moore’s film produced in 2019 called the ‘Planet of the Humans’ comprehensively demonises all renewables, has recently been streamed online and now watched by millions.   I agree with the underlying premise of the film that Big business on a Big multinational scale looks primarily at the bottom …

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Nuclear Business as Usual

While other small business go the wall as collateral fallout of COVID19 , the military and civil nuclear global industrial complex continues with business as usual and even seeks to benefit from the pandemic. Here in Cumbria the BAE shipyard at Barrow continues to build its next generation Weapons of Mass Destruction - nuclear submarines …

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No Lockdown for Nuclear Construction Projects – Trident, Sellafield, Hinkley C

While the country is locked down to protect us from Covid19, the government's nuclear projects continue. These include construction of nuclear submarines, construction on the Sellafield site (new gas plant and more) and the continued construction of Hinkley C. If Moorside had not been scrapped there would be an influx of thousands of workers ensconced …

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Coronavirus & Armed Nuclear Police with Dogs “Anytime, Anywhere”.

A letter to Tim Farron MP below.... Dear Tim, Hope you and your family are keeping well?   I am writing to you with concern about a tweet last night from the Civil Nuclear Constabulary.  The tweet showed an image of armed CNC police with dog with the text “Tonight D Section are carrying out overt armed …

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