Nuclear Waste Dump at the Port of Workington “Permitted Development” say Cumbria County Council.

Drone Image anonymously sent to Radiation Free Lakeland showing approximately 160 containers at Cyclife, Lillyhall, Near Workington during June 2021 Cumbria County Council have said that the storing of up to 80 containers of radioactive scrap metal at the Port of Workington is "permitted development" requiring no discussion or vote. Our reply urges the Council …

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Port of Workington: Nuclear Waste Hub ?

Radioactive Scrap Metal Plant at Lillyhall , Workington is Now Overflowing - Cyclife Want to Use the Port of Workington to House up to 40 Shipping Containers Full of Radioactive Scrap. We recently saw reference online to an application by Cyclife to the Environment Agency To gain sight of the documents we had to ask …

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Cumbria’s Young Farmers Protest to Save Newton Rigg Agricultural College

In the papers today: "Cumbria Young Farmers put pedal down in bid to save Newton Rigg College From the Westmorland Gazette and other Local Press "A tractor cavalcade rumbled along the Cumbrian roads at the weekend to deliver an important message to the public. Around 80 machines took part in the Cumbria Young Farmers event, …

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Five Fold Increase in Radioactivity Proposed for Lillyhall Landfill

images from Wastwater Chronicles "Signals for Survival!" PRESS NOTICE   Five Fold Increase in Radioactivity Proposed for Lillyhall Landfill.   FCC Recycling who operate Lillyhall Landfill in Cumbria has applied to make changes to its Radioactive Substances Activities Permit. This includes a five fold increase of Tritium, a uniquely dangerous radioactive waste.   Background Radiation …

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BBC on Nuclear Decommissioning (DUMPING) – What a clever piece of misdirection

There is so much wrong with the BBC's File on 4 programme that it is difficult to know where to begin. The narrrator takes us to "Moorside" which is described a a "barren agricultural land" what nonsense this land, ancient hedgerows, river, floodplain and what would be affected coast line/sea has several special designations (including …

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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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Not Fit for Purpose – The UK’s Low Level Radioactive Waste Strategy

Sent today to the UK Consultation of Low Level Radioactive Waste Strategy. The CONsultation  on dispersal of wastes to the environment can be emailed here:  NILLWStrategy@decc.gsi.gov.uk    by 21st April.  Send your opposition to dispersal of radioactive wastes and call for a moratorium on the dodgy concept of Decommissioning which has come to mean Dispersal. Nuclear …

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