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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Coal Mine “a Trojan Horse” for Nuclear Waste Facility reports Isle of Man Today

Isle of Man Newspapers reporter Adrian Darbyshire wins this original cartoon. Today Radio 5 Live reported on the coal mine- they did ask for Radiation Free Lakeland's thoughts but decided they didn't want them after all. The BBC 5 Live reporting was confined to climate impacts, steel and jobs, important, but this narrow reporting contains …

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Public Inquiry on Coal Mine – Hurray!? or WTF?

This article was first published on our Lakes Against Nuclear Dump website Coal Mine Public Inquiry - Will It Include Nuclear Impacts Or Will Media, NGOs and Govnt Continue to Use Climate as a Weapon of Mass Distraction ? Does the Government Give Two Hoots About Accusations of Climate Hypocrisy When It Has Bigger Fish …

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90% of Sellafield’s Discharged Plutonium Wastes are on the “Cumbrian Mud Patch” Below which Lies the Coal Mine Plan

Graphic from New Report Published in Science of the Total Environment “Controls on anthropogenic radionuclide distribution in the Sellafield-impacted Eastern Irish Sea”  Daisy Ray et al.  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969720342893 This information has been sent out to press on numerous occasions. So far it has not been picked up. A letter (another one!!) has just been sent to the …

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Mining Developer’s Suppliers List Slammed ..

In the Cumberland Echo today...Mining developers' suppliers list slammed by protestors Written by John Walsh   Wednesday, 09 September 2020Yucca Mountain - Tunnel Boring Machine. A nuclear safety group has slammed the preferred supplier list of developers hoping to open the first deep coal mine in the UK in decades.Radiation Free Lakeland were behind the legal challenge brought …

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Sellafield and Drigg, Today and tomorrow’s Flood Warning

This is why there should be no new nuclear wastes arriving at Sellafield, no new so called Small Modular Reactors on this floodplain ....and no new coal mine deep under the Irish Sea. Cumbria (and the fallout is planetary) is ALREADY under intolerable risks. Today's flood warnings ...fingers crossed

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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“Implementing Geological Disposal” ? – NO THANKS!!!

"Implementing Geological Disposal"- the push for geological disposal is all about the plan to build more nuclear reactors, more plutonium and tritium for the military and has nothing whatsoever to do with protecting  future generations from radioactive wastes .  Radioactive wastes have the potential to make this planet uninhabitable for eons to come and are …

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French Paper, Le Monde Exposes the Close Proximity of Sellafield to the Crazy Cumbrian Coal Mine Plan

Published in Le Monde on the 15th April Many thanks to Le Monde for going where our national press fears to tread.... ”There has been no discussion, no research on the potential dangers of the proximity of this nuclear waste”, denounces Marianne Birkby, member of the Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole. Founded by the …

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From Cumbria to London Over 1500 PEOPLE ASK THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO CALL IN THE CRAZY COAL MINE DECISION 

PRESS NOTICE   From Cumbria to London Over 1500 PEOPLE ASK THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO CALL IN THE CRAZY COAL MINE DECISION  "This coal mine should have been stopped on climate grounds alone, never mind that the site is so close to Sellafield, the most hazardous nuclear installation in Europe.    The Councillors who …

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