BBC Report on Closure of Hunterston B Fails to Mention that All the Nuclear Crapola will Come to Cumbria

Radiation Free Lakeland have long argued for the closure of the cracked nuclear plants that EDF are running long past their planned lifetimes. Yesterday one of these cancer factories, Hunterston B was closed down because of the dangerously cracked graphite cores. The BBC report below toots a trumpet about the electricity produced by Hunterston but …

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Thank You to All Supporters Old and New

Thank you to everyone who has supported and/or donated to Radiation Free Lakeland campaigns this year.   Our Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole campaign logo drawn in biro on a ‘post it’ note back in 2017 feels more relevant than ever with its earthquakey doodle.   We have recently received a letter from Government …

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Dangerous Nuclear Waste Dumping- Mission Creep and Obfuscation

The following images are from a four page Advertorial by NIREX in Cumbria Life from 1993 (NIREX was the then government body on "Nuclear Waste Disposal." ) The NIREX plan was for "deep disposal" of intermediate and some low level nuclear wastes. Now in 2021 the "vision" is to put the intermediate level nuclear wastes …

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What Simon Said & Didn’t Say About Sellafield

The following is letter published in the Whitehaven News and Westmorland Gazette last week. Dear Editor Simon Reeve's insightful and luscious documentary on the Lakes this week gives us some interesting footage of the most hazardous, and complex nuclear site, including crumbling concrete ponds of highly radioactive old fuel rods and Civil Nuclear Constabulary's state …

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NEW NUCLEAR DUMP FOR HIGHER ACTIVITY WASTES AT DRIGG LOW LEVEL WASTE REPOSITORY? NIREX REBRANDED?

The following was first published on Lakes Against Nuclear Dump - our dedicated campaign website. From Lakes Against Nuclear Dump to the Lake District National Park Authority. A letter of alarm regarding plans for an Intermediate Level Nuclear Waste Dump for the UK's Low Level Waste Repository at the village of Drigg. The UKs LLWR …

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“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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Guardian Article : What About the Appointment of Coal Mine Boss to Nuke Dump Plan??

On Monday an otherwise good article in the Guardian continued the ongoing high level omission that the Cumbrian Coal Boss has been appointed to the Government Nuke Dump Plan. When will this breathtaking cronyism and some would say example of governmental corruption be exposed and scrutinised by commentators in the UK mainstream media. It is …

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Simon Reeves Inadvertently Shows What the Above Ground ‘Facilities’ for a Deep Nuclear Dump Would Look Like….

A Tale of Two Images! On the same day that Copeland Working Group's Newsletter Shows the Neat Graphic of a GDF, the presenter Simon Reeves inadvertently shows what a deep geological nuclear dump would actually mean for the "willing community" who would sell their soul to host the above ground "facilities." Spoiler alert -the reality …

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