2019 – “An odd use of time and effort”

2019 - “Campaigning against nuclear is an odd use of time and effort” This year we have wasted a whole lot of time! Thank you to all who have contributed either actively to our campaigns or with donations . All of which goes directly to campaigning for a world free from the civil/military nuclear vampire …

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Letter of Thanks to Operators of Cracked Nuclear Reactors in Scotland

Below is a letter just sent from a supporter of Radiation Free Lakeland to EDF the operators of Hunterston B. Many thanks to David Autumns for his scrutiny on this - the nuclear industry, the most dangerous industry humans have ever engaged in, needs holding to account more than ever. Dear EDF Thank you for …

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TALK TODAY! in Edinburgh: Aging & Dangerous Nuclear Power – Hunterston UpDate – Ian Fairlie + Q&A

If you are in or around Edinburgh today there is a talk by Dr Ian Fairlie that is important to all of us who live downwind of EDF's nuclear reactors with their cracked graphite cores. scientist Ian Fairlie updates and takes questions about new information on the extent of deterioration in Hunterson nuclear reactor About …

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Cracked Regulators Allow Hundreds of Cracks in Graphite Cores of Reactors across the UK

Dear Office for Nuclear Regulation The arrogance displayed in your email reply dismissing my concerns about the running of the Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station beyond its original design life is indicative of the arrogance you display in the face of the public safety risk posed by Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Hunterston B, Hinkley Point B, and …

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DO NOT RESTART CRACKED REACTOR IN SCOTLAND

  To the Scottish Environment and Protection Agency,  the Office for Nuclear Regulation and EDF Radiation Free Lakeland fully endorse the views of David Autumns in his letter below. Namely that Hunterston B SHOULD NOT be restarted. SEPA, and the ONR have a duty of care to the public. Scotland is producing more energy than …

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Scotland’s Cracked Reactor Given Permission to Reopen – for 4 months…WHY?

Radiation Free Lakeland have been vehemently opposing the restarting of Hunterston's cracked reactors.  News that EDF has been given permission to restart one of the dodgy reactors for four months has been met with astonishment and anger. David Autumns a member of RaFL who has been in heated correspondence with the Office for Nuclear Regulation …

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The Most Important Letter – Shut Hunterston B NOW!

This weekend a letter was delivered by hand to EDF who run Hunterston B in Scotland which is fuelled (as are all the UKs nuclear reactors) by Springfields Nuclear Fuels just off Preston New Road, Lancashire Reactor three at Hunterston (the subject of a series of revelations by The Ferret since 2017 )  is the …

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Chernobyl Couldn’t Happen Here!? Think Again.

The excellent series provoked questions and the answer given by our nuclear industry and regulators is that "Chernobyl Couldn't Happen Here".    Well maybe not the exact set of circumstances.  But the combination of inevitable human error and the complex, unforgiving nature of nuclear power means that the variables are infinite but the results of …

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Cracked Old Reactors in Scotland and Insane Rubber Stamps from the Regulators Puts Us All In the Way of Nuclear Catastrophe

Below is a letter to EDF and the Office for Nuclear Regulation - correspondence has been ongoing since EDF put in an application to the ONR to increase the crack limit on Hunterston's graphite cores to 700.   Meanwhile SScotland is producing so much wind energy it could power two Scotlands.  So why on earth …

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