Lancaster City Council Say No Need for “NO NEW NUCLEAR” CLAUSE in Climate Plan – we disagree…

We are All Downwind of a Nuclear Power Station   Last night members of Radiation Free Lakeland  lobbied Lancaster City Council asking the council who are fully signed up to acknowledge the Climate Emergency to include a No New Nuclear clause in their climate emergency planning. The council agreed with us that renewables are the …

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Fracking: Nuclear Fools

It has taken some doing but at last a national media outlet has exposed the close proximity of fracking operations on the Fylde to the UKs nuclear fuel site, 'Springfields'. Good on Private Eye for breaking the silence. Check out page 37 of Private Eye 16th Nov ... here is a small extract of the …

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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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Did We Just Stop Radioactive Waste Going Into Whitemoss Landfill? Who Knows?

A while back the brilliant anti fracking campaigner Tina Louise Rothery posted on the Radiation Free Lakeland facebook page requesting help to stop the huge expansion of Whitemoss landfill. We looked at Whitemoss, near Skelmersdale and what goes into the landfill is very, very  nasty ….even without radioactive wastes. What we found though was that Whitemoss …

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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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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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Independent Radiation Monitoring In NW – What?

  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 …

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Sellafield Study “Hides Cancer Increases”

  Sellafield Study "Hides Cancer Increases"   It seems the study commissioned by our pro-nuclear government is not all it cracks up to be.   The study funded by the Department of Health and published by the British Journal of Cancer found no difference in cancer incidence from 1991 -2006 between those living near Sellafield …

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Jamie Reed MP: Why Have Energy Solutions Not Been Prosecuted for Nuclear Flytipping?

  Dear Jamie Reed MP Thank you very much for taking the time to speak to members of Radiation Free Lakeland at our Alternative Sellafield Story in Whitehaven. As promised we are writing to you with information about the flytipping of radioactive waste in Lillyhall Landfill. There has been an unexpected turn of events with …

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Truth is too Hot – Sellafield keep schtum (or misinform) to keep the whole shebang going

  Despite Sellafield's PR  spin saying that deer had been "accidentally" trapped,  evidence points to the trapping of wildlife within the Sellafield site as deliberate. Why else build an L shaped bank around the site , plant native trees, make it attractive for wildlife...and then fence it in...thereby increasing the footprint of the site? In 1988 a …

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