Fossil Fueled Earthquakes at the UKs Two Key Nuclear Sites?

  FOSSIL FUELED EARTHQUAKES NEAR NUCLEAR INSTALLATIONS? Nuclear and Fracking Campaigners across the UK have joined forces to oppose fossil fuel extraction within the vicinity of the UK's key nuclear installations, Sellafield in Cumbria and Springfields in Lancashire. Radiation Free Lakeland has sent a letter to the Health and Safety Executive urging a moratorium. The …

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Council Urged: No Fracking in Lancashire – Take Responsibility for Existing Risk!

Letter sent today to all Lancashire County Council's Development Control Committee members. Dear Lancashire County Council Development Control Committee, Radiation Free Lakeland are a voluntary group with supporters in Cumbria and Lancashire and we are writing to you to oppose the two applications for fracking you are considering tomorrow. Both Lancashire and Cumbria already have …

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Cumbrian Based Fukushima Companies Lie About Energy Produced by Moorside Plan

Every paper this week in Cumbria has a double page spread about the plan to build 3 diabolic reactors on ancient green fields and hedgerows . The nuclear industry and their government cronies have done everything in their power to steamroller Cumbria down this vicious radioactive route.  But still that is not enough for them. …

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HOT NUCLEAR WASTES WILL INCREASE GROUNDWATER FLOW

Important New Scientific Publication Modelling groundwater flow changes due to thermal effects of radioactive waste disposal at a hypothetical repository site near Sellafield, UK A. P. Fraser Harris, C. I. McDermott, O. Kolditz, R. S. Haszeldine Environ Earth Sci DOI 10.1007/s12665-015-4156-6 "Substantial heating reduces fluid density and dynamic viscosity. Groundwater flows upwards through permeable damage zones of …

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Rheged: Please Don’t Greenwash Increased Nuclear Waste Dumping

    Correspondence below with Rheged's Sarah Dunning .  Rheged will once again greenwash the Nuclear Industry's Low Level Waste Conference despite the increasing and accelerating dumping of radioactive wastes into Cumbrian soil, air and water Dear Sarah, Nuclear Industry Low Level Waste Conference at Rheged Thank you for the quick reply. Your support of hill …

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Just a Wren – Stop Moorside Advent Calendar

Exactly a month ago on November 4th, Radiation Free Lakeland invited Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Friends of the Lake District and the RSPB to join us on a walk to have a look at the wildlife on Greenmoorside. Friends of the Lake District said they were waiting for the consultation from the developers, while Cumbria Wildlife …

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100 Boreholes would bring Sellafield’s Leaking Mess to the surface – to be dumped where?

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 …

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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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You too can have a Lakeland View Like this – All you have to do is Nothing!

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 …

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Wastwater: The Ultimate Ice Bucket Challenge!

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 …

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