“We Need You” !! GDF Supplier Day – what a crock

Demonstration against GDF 19/01/2013 - copyright Radiation Free Lakeland more info on photos here https://www.picfair.com/pics/014194830-no-nuclear-dump-demo-at-bowness-bay Despite there being no "Community" consent, no scientific underpinning, and no existing operational Geological Disposal Facility (Deep Nuclear Dump) anywhere in the world for heat generating nuclear wastes the Government are lining up the ducks ready with a "GDF Supplier …

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Norwegian TV Highlights Coal Mine’s Close Proximity to Sellafield

Broadcast yesterday https://tv.nrk.no/se?v=NNFA03100321&t=1111s Many thanks to Norway for highlighting the elephant (many headed hydra in the room) which is the Coal Mine's Proximity to Sellafield. There is a shot in the video taken on the fells above the world's riskiest nuclear waste site which shows Sellafield's very close proximity to St Bees head. St Bees …

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Allowed Earth Shocks from Coal Mine Five Miles From Sellafield Would Be As Great as That from Continous Blasting….Unless….

In amongst the vast acres of NGO and press focus on climate/steel/jobs we managed to get the Inspector's attention on seismicity near Sellafield. No mean feat considering the Secretary of State has not asked to be informed on seismic impacts or subsidence just five miles from the world's riskiest nuclear waste site, Sellafield and the …

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Dangerous Climate of Nuclear Denial- Seismic Traffic Light System at Least as Stringent as that for Fracking Must be in Place Should Coal Mine Near Sellafield be Approved by Government.

Dear Paul Haggin, We would like to draw Cumbria County Council's attention to Tim Farron MP's letter (see below) to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Minister urging a Traffic Light System similar to that for fracking should the Government be minded to approve the coal mine. Given the high hazard consequences of induced seismicity …

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Hell in a Grain of Sand: Millom Poet Norman Nicholson Had it Right.

This letter was published in the Whitehaven News on September 1st - it features a poem by Millom Poet, Norman Nicholson. A poem which was frequently taught in Cumbrian Schools before the fakery of "clean" "green" nuclear. David Moore's fizzing enthusiasm for new nuclear "Nuclear is key to clean energy for the future" Whithaven News …

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Trudy Harrison MP on the Coal Mine, New Nuclear and the London XR protests

Biggest Steel Structure in the World https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1121-Txernobylgo_zentral_nuklearrerako_sarkofago_berria-en.svg In the 35th anniversary week of the ongoing Chernobyl disaster Mrs Harrison said in commenting on the Extinction Rebellion protests in London: “It’s why I’m the greatest advocate of nuclear as a real solution producing the essential, reliable baseload power to supplement renewable generation. To give an idea, …

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Coal Mine “a Trojan Horse” for Nuclear Waste Facility reports Isle of Man Today

Isle of Man Newspapers reporter Adrian Darbyshire wins this original cartoon. Today Radio 5 Live reported on the coal mine- they did ask for Radiation Free Lakeland's thoughts but decided they didn't want them after all. The BBC 5 Live reporting was confined to climate impacts, steel and jobs, important, but this narrow reporting contains …

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Scottish Government Say that Coal Mine Induced Subsidence of the Sea Bed and Resuspension of Nuclear Waste is ‘Up to Cumbria County Council’

Photo by Gabriela Palai on Pexels.com The following is the reply from the Scottish Government. We asked them to make a stand against the Cumbrian coal mine on both climate and nuclear grounds. The reply is a pretty shocking abdication of responsibility to the health of Scottish citizens in preventing radiation linked diseases - but …

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90% of Sellafield’s Discharged Plutonium Wastes are on the “Cumbrian Mud Patch” Below which Lies the Coal Mine Plan

Graphic from New Report Published in Science of the Total Environment “Controls on anthropogenic radionuclide distribution in the Sellafield-impacted Eastern Irish Sea”  Daisy Ray et al.  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969720342893 This information has been sent out to press on numerous occasions. So far it has not been picked up. A letter (another one!!) has just been sent to the …

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West Cumbria Mining Have Achieved What NIREX failed to do. Namely a massive ‘rock characterisation’ program with “exploratory boreholes”

The following letter has been sent to press. It has been written by a founder of Radiation Free Lakeland, Anita Stirzaker. Having spoken myself yesterday to a BBC producer who said he was 'not interested in the nuclear aspect' of the mine - I am sharing this letter here with permission from Anita. Dear Editor …

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