Government Body Trumpet “Successful Seismic Survey” – the reality? Untold Damage to the Marine Environment

Photo by Ella Wei on Pexels.com On the Gov.UK website there is a triumphant message: "NWS’ first marine geophysical survey off the coast of Copeland, Cumbria, was successfully completed on 18 August. This non-intrusive survey has gathered data to provide a better understanding of the deep geology and supports the search to find a suitable …

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Seismic Blasting? “This Matter Has Now Been Dealt With” by a handful of people on Copeland Executive

The "wonderful fish" described in Harper's Weekly on 24 October 1868, was likely the remains of a basking shark. Harper's Weekly - Ellis, R. 1994. Monsters of the Sea. Robert Hale Ltd. Basking Shark are just one of the "protected" species in the Irish Sea that would be impacted by the seismic blasting plan. This is the letter received yesterday …

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This Tues 12th July – Demo Outside Copeland Centre from 9am – Council Exec will discuss Petition to Stop Seismic Blasting..

On Tues 12th July the Executive of Copeland Borough Council will discuss the Petition of over 48,000 signatures to Save the Whale and the Snail and stop Nuclear Waste Services Seismic Blasting of the Irish Sea. Join us in a Demo outside the Copeland Centre, Catherine St, Whitehaven CA28 7SJ from 9am We have the …

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Why Hasn’t Oxfordshire Been Given the Opportunity to Store(Dump) Nuclear Waste

Letter published in the News and Star 23rd January 2022 News and Star - Letter OXFORDSHIRE is home to a government body lavishing millions of pounds on small villages and towns in Cumbria. These pretty villages on the Lakeland fringe, such as Beckermet and Gosforth, have been signed up to a “Community Partnership” for the …

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“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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Letter from Lakes Against Nuclear Dump Published in Local Press

From the Westmorland Gazette 1st July 2021 Dear Editor, Under the new and unjust rules of the ongoing nuclear dump game, anyone anywhere can volunteer a place for an above and below ground Geological Disposal Facility for heat generating nuclear wastes. The area of Ghyll Scaur quarry was put forward by Parish Councillor of Bootle, …

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Truth is Seeping through Slower Than the Radioactive Wastes would Seep Through Cumbrian Geology

There is a letter in yesterday's Whitehaven News from a Copeland Borough Council councillor which asks the Question: "I WONDER how many people would continue to support the proposed coal mine if it turned out that the main reason for such a venture was to create a Geological Disposal Facility for high level nuclear waste? …

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Fusion – Profligate, Nuclear Waste and Tritium Tainted Nightmare for Cumbria and Lancashire? No Thanks!

The Sun - the only Fusion Reactor that Works, is Free and Far Enough Away! "Moorside Clean Energy Hub selected as bidding location for nuclear fusion" What?? Clean Energy Hub ? - language is being genetically modified to accommodate the dystopian dreams of our "leaders' The local News and Star and other press have reported …

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The Old Feudal System is Alive and Well in Copeland.

https://www.whitehavennews.co.uk/news/18843620.copeland-nuclear-storage-facility-create-thousands-jobs/ Copeland is of Old Norse origin, so called from the Old Norse "kaupland" meaning "bought land" under the old feudal system. The old feudal system is alive and well in Cumbria. The feudal masters being the nuclear industry who expect their pound of flesh from money stolen from the public purse and filtered through the nuclear prism "be grateful you serfs!" …

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Waste ‘a danger into eternity’

Letter in Whitehaven News August 12th 2020. https://www.whitehavennews.co.uk "when the Coal Mine plan comes before Cumbria County Council on the 20th August Copeland councillors on that committee should remember that the CEO of West Cumbria Mining is tasked with delivery of a GDF and that Egremont and the Irish Sea (and Ennerdale) are in the …

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