The EUs Nuclear Treaty: EURATOM

The first treaty of the EU was EURATOM.  The following is from the excellent Nuclear Heritage website.  Will withdrawal from the EU allow withdrawal from EURATOM ?   "EURATOM is an European treaty, particular element of the foundation of the European Union. Unrecognized even by most anti-nuclear campaigners, it is a main obstacle for a …

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Flood…Shhh…don’t say the “N” word

FLOODING NUCLEAR WASTE SILENCE No one is asking the questions... When locals ask there is a silence. What about nuclear wastes and flooding in Cumbria? From: marianne Birkby Given the ongoing flooding it is of concern that we never recieved any answers to our questions asked way back 6 months ago to Cumbria's Cabinet. So …

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In this weeks Cumberland News: Demands over monitoring waste – RADIOACTIVE WASTE!

THANKS to the Cumberland News for reporting on this.  Previously there has been a media black out for whatever reason - even when Lillyhall got a permit from the Environment Agency, over and above the heads of councillors to dump high volumes of radioactive waste the reporting on the matter was zilch.  The reporting was also zilch when …

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EU Candidates say YES to overturning the European Commission’s Nuclear Agenda

  The nuclear agenda in the UK is being driven by the European Commission so Radiation Free Lakeland has written to EU candidates, here are the questions and the replies we have received back, interestingly none back from the Conservatives, Liberals or UKIP. As a candidate for the EU elections we would be very grateful …

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EU Elections: Don’t Mention the ‘N’ Word?

  Given that feelings are running very high on both sides of the nuclear argument it is incredible that the plans for decommissioning, geological dumping and nuclear new build have not got top billing in the EU elections.  Not only has nuclear not got top billing but we are lucky if it gets a mention. Bearing that …

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EU says Radioactive Effluent from Lillyhall will not affect Member States – What does the MP for Workington say?

  The powers that be are allowing higher activities and high volumes of radionuclides into the environment, into our landfill, our food and our water. Democracy does not come into it as this is top down government where the decision has already been made at European level with collusion of the nuclear industry. Europe's  Euratom …

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“Criminal Activity” of Landfill Operators at Lillyhall

Site given extension despite large protest. Option to refuse extension to permit not even discussed http://youtu.be/3h0OFZVRWQU This and MORE coming to a landfill near you! West Cumbrians have conscientiously reduced, reused and recycled their domestic waste which, say the private company FCC, running Lillyhall landfill, means that there is “spare capacity” of 1.4 million cubic metres. …

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URGENT! LOCK THE GATE ON NUCLEAR WASTE: LILLYHALL LANDFILL

TODAY Workington made a stand against higher activity low level nuclear waste arriving in tipper trucks to be dumped in plastic bin bags into Lillyhall landfill. Over 100 people stopped to sign letters to Cumbria County Council  "why should we have it on our door step!" was the cry ! Secretary of State Ed Davey has …

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“Powerful Evidence” to STOP DUMPING Nuke Plants in Cumbrian Landfill

Chapelcross Nuclear Plant Going Going GONE .....to Cumbrian Landfill! No More! Not if Tim Farron is successful in getting the Deregulatory "Exempt" law revoked which allows High Volume Very Low Level Nuclear Waste into landfill. Previous to 2007 the dumping of high volumes of nuclear waste into landfill was banned. The "exempt" law was brought …

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Radioactive Yellow Fish Seen in the Lakes

Radiation Free Lakeland met with Tim Farron MP on Sat 21st to deliver 189 letters urging the Westmorland and Lonsdale MP and member of the coalition government to revoke the “exempt” law allowing radioactive wastes into landfill. The campaign group were asking the question: What nasty rogue regime would “release radioactivity to groundwaters” within a …

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