Today an anti fracking colleague pointed us to the Environmental Permitting issued by the Environment Agency for radioactive wastes the fracking company Cuadrilla wants to bring up out of boreholes and dump into the environment. This is beyond scandalous. But it got me thinking about the 100 boreholes that have already started being bored into the … Continue reading 100 Boreholes would bring Sellafield’s Leaking Mess to the surface – to be dumped where?
Lord Chris Smith is pro nuclear and pro fracking. He is giving a lecture tonight to Friends of the Lake District on the threats to our fragile natural environment....his pro nuclear stance while Head of the Environment Agency has been instrumental in facilitating the biggest threat to the Lake District....the proposal for nuclear geological dumping … Continue reading Friends of the Lake District’s “Fragile Environment” Talk by Pro Nuclear, Pro Fracking Chris Smith
Radiation Free Lakeland will be launching the report on 26th Sept at the Beckermet Pylon Consultation from 1-2. Please join us if you can - we will then walk for a few miles or so around the 'Moorside' site (actually called Greenmoorside). The Cooling Towers for AP1000 reactors under construction in America and China are 600ft … Continue reading You too can have a Lakeland View Like this – All you have to do is Nothing!
Campaigners will launch the Moorside Report this Friday at the Pylon Consultation in Beckermet Reading Room, Sellafield Rd from 1pm – 2pm, 26th Sept Following this we will walk a mile or two of the scenic route around the proposed Moorside site– actually called Greenmoorside, from approx. 2pm till 4pm. MEET AT BECKERMET READING ROOM We … Continue reading Moorside Report Launch at Beckermet 26th Sept 1-2pm
PRESS RELEASE THE MOORSIDE REPORT A new report has been produced by Radiation Free Lakeland, which outlines the impact “the biggest nuclear development in Europe” would have on Cumbria. Visible vapor plumes from AP1000 cooling towers would rise more than 5,000 feet above the towers (ie 2000 feet above the highest Lakeland fells) and extend … Continue reading The Moorside Report: Europe’s biggest nuclear development
Radiation Free Lakeland are lobbying for independent radiation monitoring in the North West. This used to be carried out by Radiation Monitoring in Lancashire - RADMIL - which was disbanded a few years ago due to council cuts. Multi-national private companies taking on lucrative government contracts to "decommission" nuclear plants are essentially self regulating, such … Continue reading Independent Radiation Monitoring In NW – What?
While the press and social media is full of the latest craze the ultimate ice bucket challenge goes on unnoticed. This ice bucket challenge happens over 4 million times a day with gallon buckets of water being chucked over nuclear waste at Sellafield. The water is the best, coolest and freshest there is. It comes … Continue reading Wastwater: The Ultimate Ice Bucket Challenge!