Nuclear Waste Services Sponsor New Scientist “Debate” ..balance? What balance!?

New Scientist "Debate" New Scientist are holding a "Debate" on the future of nuclear waste in the UK - all the panel are deeply embedded in the process of delivery of this diabolic plan. There is as far as we can see no balance at all on the panel. Anyway the question I have asked …

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“Lake District’s Hidden Jewel” is putting itself forward for the Nuclear Sprawl of a Geological Disposal Facility

Irton Hall (image from Wikipedia) IRTON HALL is described as the "Lake District's Hidden Jewel". But the "Lake District" has been ruled out of GDF plans hasn't it? Well yes but there is a false red line. It is only the National Park Authority who do not recognise the Lake District beyond their faux red …

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Lords High Tail it Away from Geological Dump Debate: BIGGEST DECISION IN OUR TIME

Last week a 'debate' on the implementation of the plan for dangerous geological dumping of nuclear waste took place in the House of Lords.  So few Lords were there.  Anyone would think this plan to impose one or more high level waste dumps underneath our feet is an issue of so very little importance and …

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INTO ETERNITY…IN PRESTON

Radiation Free Lakeland's Marianne Birkby is honoured to be invited to speak at the next Mystery Tea House film showing in Preston. ...‘Into Eternity’ organised by REAL, Friends of the Earth and Beautiful Planet This eye opening film is of more relevance to Preston and the North West than we are being led to believe.   …

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Scientifically, morally and environmentally un-sound…. Geological Disposal of Nuclear Waste

Below is the Response to DECC with regard to the ‘call for evidence’ on "Working with Communities" on Geological Disposal of Nuclear Wastes No Nuke Dumping believe There is no guarantee that a geological disposal facility can contain radionuclides long-term. We do not therefore support the context of this “call for evidence” as we believe …

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Working the Communities – The Geological Disposal Team

CALL FOR EVIDENCE ON WORKING WITH COMMUNITIES Sent by email today to DECC's Office for Nuclear Development short notice but you can send in till 11.45pm OND@decc.gsi.gov.uk Geological Disposal Team Call for Evidence on Working with Communities We would like it to be put on record that Radiation Free Lakeland are opposed to Geological Disposal of …

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The Ecologist: To Dump Nuclear Waste, First They Must Dump Democracy!

To dump nuclear waste, first they must dump democracy! Article in the Ecologist - 2nd April In the last act of the dying Parliament, MPs quietly voted to dump democratic planning processes to expedite a 'facility' for the high level nuclear waste in geologically fractured Cumbria, writes Marianne Birkby - so over-ruling strong and highly …

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IMPORTANT – TELL YOUR MP

ALL MPs whether pro or anti nuclear should  be interested in keeping the established planning powers of their local authorities. Please ask, tweet, email, ring your MP  to FIND THE PINK SLIP IN THEIR VOTING BUNDLE AND VOTE NO Wednesday 25th 2015. 2.30pm . There's no debate and it is assumed MPs AGREE with passing this planning …

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Whose idea was it to scrap democracy in order to dump nuclear wastes?

Radiation Free Lakeland and others are asking: Just whose idea was it to plan to scrap democracy in order to dump nuclear wastes? Was the bright idea given to Government by the PR firm Copper Consulting? Copper Consultancy a PR firm with offices in London, Bristol, Suffolk and most recently Cumbria, told the Department of …

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SUCCESS – YOUR LOBBYING HELPED FORCE A VOTE IN PARLIAMENT ON NUCLEAR WASTE DUMPING- WE HAVE TILL WEDNESDAY

NOW WE HAVE TILL WEDNESDAY 25th MARCH TO LOBBY COUNCILLORS- MPS - ALERT THE PRESS, CONSERVATION GROUPS, NGOS   - ASK why the wall of silence?- MANY THANKS to everyone who emailed, tweeted and rang their MPs at such short notice.  The Order was about to be passed through as "delegated legislation" this means that …

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