“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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“Clean Energy” Who are they Kidding? The Moorside Site Again under Threat of New Nuclear Crapola.

FROM 2016 - STOP MOORSIDE - WE DID! Now we have to do it All Over Again - This Time Around They Are Calling it "CLEAN ENERGY" The Nuclear Industry is SUPER KEEN to promote itself as Clean Energy what with the Springfields Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing site (near the Preston New Road frack site) now …

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Copeland Council remove “Support” for deep geological dumping of nuclear waste

https://youtu.be/HG7H05u5GQc Continuous Miner Machine - for making very big holes in the ground for example deep under the Irish Sea or Ennerdale or the Solway - Cumbria County Council have voted to bring this infrastructure to Cumbria when they said yes to West Cumbria Mining.   Spot the difference?   The Whitehaven News has reported …

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Questions following the Environment and Health West Cumbria Site Stakeholder Meeting

The following are a few of the excellent questions and thoughts posed by Neil from RaFL arising from the West Cumbria Site Stakeholder Meeting last week at Cleator Moor on 29th Nov.  It takes a strong stomach to look at this stuff without the blinkers on. Those present for Sellafield -Dr Richard Hill, Prof. Paul …

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Planning for Tomorrow with NuGen’s Fergus McMorrow

NO NEW HAZARDOUS DEVELOPMENT or POPULATION INCREASE NEAR SELLAFIELD says Copeland Local Plan 2001-2016 Copeland Borough Council’s Local Plan for 2001-2016 states: 6.10 HAZARDOUS INSTALLATIONS 10.1  Two premises have been notified to the Council as hazardous Installations under arrangements set out in ODPM Circular 04/00 "Planning Controls for Hazardous Substances". Consultation zones have been established …

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