On this Day January 30th 2013..Super Eddie Saved Cumbria from Nukiller Dump

Gratitude and Thanks to Eddie Martin! http://cumbriatrust.wordpress.com/2014/01/30/do-not-trust-the-horse-trojans-whatever-it-is-i-fear-the-greeks-even-when-they-bring-gifts-virgil/ Now the County needs to step up to the mark and save Cumbria all over again. The government is desperate to get shot of nuclear wastes, the plan is to dump Heat Generating High Level Wastes into our Geology and the Higher Activity Low Level Wastes into ordinary …

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Letter from Sellafield Worker Exposes Nuclear Corruption

There is something seriously wrong when the UK nuclear industry's corruption of governance is exposed not by Greenpeace or Friends of the Earth but by a brave and principled Sellafield worker. The national media have gone along with the myth that the Sellafield Workers Campaign represent the workforce and West Cumbria. Cumbria is being sold …

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Cumbria Trust – powerful movers and shakers oppose the nuclear dump

Unlikely Hero - Super Eddie - Stopped the Dump on 30th January - Will He Do It Again? For All Our Sakes - Lets Hope So! The New Group. Cumbria Trust GOOD NEWS! A new group has been set up to oppose the nuclear dump. Cumbria Trust. Fronted by former County Council Leader Eddie Martin …

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Is New CONsultation Needed? The BIG Debate

http://www.nwemail.co.uk/is-new-consultation-needed-1.1085739 North West Evening Mail thursday 19th Sept 2013 IS NEW CONSULTATION NEEDED? WAS the government right to announce a new consultation on a geological disposal facility for storing nuclear waste underground? PROCESS Sellafield. Inset, a cross-section image of what a geological disposal facility could look like THE Sellafield Workers’ Campaign welcomes the announcement from …

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Who Says Democracy is Dead? DECC!!

Image from "Swallows and Amazons..For You...For Life!" Today's Correspondence from a Government Desperate to Force a Geological Dump on Cumbrians, who have already said NO more than three times .. "Dear Stakeholder We are pleased to announce today the launch of a public consultation on the site selection process for a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) …

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Science magazine “Nature” displays Unnatural bias for Dump

Following Cumbria County Council's rational decision to say no to the geological dumping of high level nuclear waste under Cumbria, Nature, the prestigious science mag, produced an editorial which could have been written by nuclear spin doctors. http://www.nature.com/news/in-a-hole-1.12361 Here is Professor David Smythe's letter of rebuttal published on 28th Feb in Nature.... Nuclear-waste site geology …

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Notes from the “call in” meeting in Carlisle 19th Feb

Excellent write up from The 'call in' meeting. These handwritten notes have been made by Fiona of 3 Weeks to Save the Lakes http://www.itv.com/news/border/story/2013-02-19/nuclear-waste-repository/ Please note- this is all paraphrased not quotes and is based on notes taken at the time- I don't do shorthand, I couldn't get every point. Intro: 3 councillors had made …

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No means NO!!

STOP PRESS..... A unanimous vote of confidence in the Cabinet decision Despite the best efforts of a smear campaign which originated from Sellafields's press officer and is directed at opponents of the nuclear dump... the Economy and Environment Group have unanimously voted to uphold the Cabinet's reasoned and logical No to going any further along …

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What Part of NO Don’t You Understand?

The decision by Cabinet has been "called in" by 3 Copeland councillors. That means that the Economy & Environment Group will 'scrutinise' the Cabinet's decision and either agree with it or ask that the Cabinet take a revote. It has been suggested that Copeland was always expected to call in the decision if the Cabinet …

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Eddie Martin’s Speech to Cabinet on 30th January

‘As Community Leaders we councillors must quite frequently make difficult, sometimes lonely, and occasionally quite courageous decisions. Such decisions are unlikely to please everyone! Making a courageous decision often comes, of course, with a high price. On the upside, that courageous decision usually proves to be the right one, even if it takes years for …

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