Tomorrow in Workington – Resistance to Crazy Radioactive Scrap Metal Storage Plan for Port of Workington

We will be in the area of the "Look Out Clock" in Workington Town Centre tomorrow from 1pm to 3pm approx There will be the petition to sign and banners to display Join us - bring a banner - show resistance to the crazy plan to store "low level" radioactive scrap metal at the Port …

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Thanks to Cumberland Echo – the first media to flag Radioactive Scrap Metal plan for Port of Workington

The following is an article which first appeared in the Cumberland Echo,Workington Port to house radioactive scrap metal? Written by John Walsh   Friday, 05 March 2021A controversial plan to house up to 40 shipping containers, with radioactive scrap metal inside at the Port of Workington, has sparked protests from an environment group.Radiation Free Lakeland claim this is being …

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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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How to Get Shot of Nuclear Wastes?

  The planned incinerator at Carlisle does not give any indication where the waste would be coming from.  Radiation Free Lakeland have written a letter of objection.   The door is wide open to a tsunami of radioactive waste being incinerated.  The private operators and even the regulators can get away with saying ' what …

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This Thursday Radiation Free Lakeland will be at PNR – and then onto the front line of the civil military nuclear industry a stones throw away @SPRINGFIELDS

Images:  Springfields makes all the UKs nuclear fuel (and overseas too) / Nukiller Waste is Too Much to Bear /  Containers of Uranium Hexaflouride stacked up at the Springfields site (Springfields is on the same narrow country road proposed for fracking vehicles to Roseacre wood) NUKILLER WASTES MADE IN PRESTON:  TOO MUCH TO BEAR Thursday …

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Sellafield Sponsors Cumbria Day -Leaving a Nasty Taste in the Mouth?

The Evening Mail excitedly tells us  that "The best Cumbria has to offer will be showcased in Parliament (today) as leading businesses set out their stall. Cumbria Day – now in its third year – is hosted by the county's six MPs as they put their political differences aside for the good of the area. …

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Recycling Radioactive Scrap Metal – What Could Go Wrong?

Last weeks headline in the Whitehaven News “New business will recycle spare food” sounds like a very good thing. Only read a little further and all is not what it seems. "Recycle Lives" is a scrap buying and reprocessing business with a Sellafield contract. Usually scrap metal merchants buy in scrap metal for melting down …

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Not Fit for Purpose – The UK’s Low Level Radioactive Waste Strategy

Sent today to the UK Consultation of Low Level Radioactive Waste Strategy. The CONsultation  on dispersal of wastes to the environment can be emailed here:  NILLWStrategy@decc.gsi.gov.uk    by 21st April.  Send your opposition to dispersal of radioactive wastes and call for a moratorium on the dodgy concept of Decommissioning which has come to mean Dispersal. Nuclear …

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