4th Installment of the Springfields Archive: Come Clean About Radioactive Canal Silt “radiation poisoning killed our daughters.”

This is the Fourth Installment of our series: The Springfields Archive. This was published in the Lancashire Evening Post in 2001.  What the Post doesn't mention is that Joe McMaster was a chemist at the Springfields Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing plant. CANAL BOSSES ARE URGED TO COME CLEAN OVER SILT "Furious protesters have asked bosses of …

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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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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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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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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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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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#StoPSpringfields The River Ribble- birthing the nuclear nightmare: 2nd Installment of the Springfields Archive

Radiation Free Lakeland have been given access to the Spingfields Archive.  Here is the second installment published by the Lancashire Evening Post on 20th November 1991.  Published online for the first time here. Exclusive: Scientist admits gap in monitoring   LEP 20/11/91   A-Plant Fails Test   By David Cragg   Ministry orders regular Geiger …

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Reclaim the Power – Radioactive Risks of Fracking and Nuclear!

  A great day near Preston - at the anti fracking camp.  An artist and a nuclear physicist joined up to give a workshop on the radioactive risks of fracking  and nuclear. We also explored how on earth we would tell future generations where the land is poisoned with radioactive dumps.   Language only lasts 500 years …

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Radioactive Risks of Nuclear

RADIOACTIVE RISKS OF NUCLEAR WHAT? Powerful Yellow Monster: the toxic and radioactive heavy metal,  Uranium 238 lies buried deep in the earth. There are three types of uranium mining. The vast open cast mine, the underground mine and in-situ mining which injects toxic chemicals into the earth to separate the uranium from the surrounding rock. …

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