George Monbiot and other Ye Olde Nuclear Cheerleaders are driving Paddington Bear’s Extinction in Peru

  Its not too big an overstatement.  George Monbiot and other Ye Olde Nuclear Cheerleaders are driving Paddington Bear's Extinction in Peru. There has NEVER been any uranium mining in Peru but now companies are eyeing up uranium "assets" and floating their uranium ambitions on the stock market as a direct result of nuclear cheerleading …

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“Let them Burn Plutonium! ” ???

This Telegraph article , and similar in other media suggests that plutonium is classified as a waste.  It is'nt, It SHOULD be, but it isn't. This is what the NDA say about nuclear waste:  "If it is assumed that the baseline inventory, as set out in the Managing Radioactive Waste White Paper (but excluding plutonium …

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Atomic Siamese twins: how the UK promoted the birth of nuclear proliferation.

  Atomic Siamese twins: how the UK promoted the birth of nuclear proliferation by Dr David Lowry This week will see the 60th anniversary of the opening of the Calder Hall nuclear production facility at Sellafield on 17 October 1956. Indeed, the Beacon Museum in Whitehaven, a short distance along the coast from Sellafield in …

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Public Lecture: What New Nuclear Build Means to the Northwest.

  Public Lecture: What New Nuclear Build Means to the Northwest. Professor Robin Grimes, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, will give a lecture on 6th November at the Storey in Lancaster on “What New Nuclear Build Means to the North West.” Radiation Free Lakeland will be holding a demonstration and leafleting …

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The View from Ireland

  While the local Cumbrian papers remain schtum and are wondering how best to report on the shocking Sellafield photographs,  the Irish Mirror, not in the pay of Sellafield is free to say it like it is..... "Sellafield Safety Shocker: Nuclear waste abandoned 40 years ago lies in rotting containers open to the elements... Oct 31, 2014 06:00 …

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Truth About Clean Beaches

  Letter in the North West Evening Mail..... TRUTH ABOUT CLEAN BEACHES Holiday time! Beach towels, buckets and spades and children are being gathered up to take along to the beach. Which beach? There is loads of choice in Cumbria, which boasts some of the most beautiful coastlines in the UK. Maybe one of the award-winning …

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Not So Brief Encounter -Nuclear Trains at Carnforth

    Many thanks to all the people today who stopped to talk to us at the iconic 'Brief Encounter' station at Carnforth.  We handed out around 100 leaflets with many people asking where they could sign a petition to stop the transport of nuclear waste. The leaflet we handed out said: NOT SO BRIEF …

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Springwatch Sellafield Style

  Yesterday Springwatch Sellafield style - We stood outside Sellafield for the 5th time in a demonstration of opposition to Sellafield's continuing policy of  experimentation on wildlife (and on us).  We know trees have been planted to entice wildlife into the area previously unfenced and now surrounded by military fences.  The area is we believe a …

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DEER AND CHILDREN – SELLAFIELD’s SACRIFICIAL CANARIES?

  DEER AND CHILDREN -  SELLAFIELD's SACRIFICIAL CANARIES? Radiation Free Lakeland have just learned that one of the options for the Sellafield Deer trapped within the newly enlarged security fences is to retain the deer on site as: “excellent bio-indicators and sentinels of environmental contamination. Because of their extremely rapid and efficient deposition of minerals in …

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