Coal Mine : Impact Upon Marine and Coastal Environment – says National Trust

West Cumbria Mining plan to use existing disused Anhydrite Mine drifts to access new coal seams under the Irish Sea. This would involve pumping old contaminated water from the flooded anhydrite mine drifts into the Irish Sea causing a double whammy of pollution for marine life and stress on the existing hydrology of West Cumbria. […] …

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Top Lawyers join Battle to Stop Coal Mine Near Sellafield – You Can Help Too!

HOT OFF THE PRESS!!   MANY THANKS TO CROWDJUSTICE AND LEIGH DAY LAW FIRM …PLEASE MAKE A PLEDGE no matter how small, it all helps, at the CrowdJustice crowdfunding campaign page This will send a strong message to Cumbria County Council that we are deadly serious about stopping this Coal Mine which is Way Too near …

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Request for a Question in Parliament on Cumbria’s Troubled Waters

    Dear Tim Farron MP, Since we last spoke I have received Freedom of Information answers regarding Sellafield’s abstraction from the internationally protected river Ehen. As you know this is of public interest as 80,000 households in West Cumbria are now receiving 20% borehole water (causing reported illnesses) mixed in with the freshwater from …

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Two Months to Stop A Coal Mine: Plans to mine under the Irish Sea just 5 miles from Sellafield

MANY THANKS to everyone who has written to oppose the coal mine. We now have a period of time to build a campaign against this plan “The earliest Committee the application could be presented to is the 20 September 2017. Representations received after the report has been finalised (usually 10 days before the Committee meeting) […] …

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Why is West Cumbria Coal Mining Advisor Hiding Down Under In Oz? Earthquakes, Sellafield Nuclear Site and Methane Mix? — Mining Awareness

Comment deadline is July 10th. For more info: https://keepcumbriancoalinthehole.wordpress.com Donald Anthony Carroll is listed as a Company Director/Advisor for WEST CUMBRIA MINING (HOLDINGS) LIMITED and WEST CUMBRIA MINING LIMITED. He is actually “hiding” “Down Under” because his country of residence is Australia and his Nationality is Australian. However, that puts both him and the Investment […] …

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Man Made Earthquakes in Cumbria?

Do we want to risk man made seismic activity close to Sellafield?  Please write to Cumbria County Council before July 10th and make your voice heard in opposition to the first coal mine in the UK for 30 years...near to....Sellafield!!! “The majority of the anthropogenic related earthquakes were caused by coal mining and the decline …

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King Coal: “The End of an Era” But Not in Cumbria Near to Sellafield’s Radioactive Wastes? Resist!!

The Chief Executive Officer Mark KirkBride insists that there will be no induced Siesmic activity from the coal mining and that the close proximity to Sellafield is not a problem …but refused to be videoed or recorded saying that. He said that there is no requirement in this planning application for any mention of Siesmic […] …

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Jonathon Porritt Blasts Coal Mining Plan Near Sellafield #KeepCumbrianCoalintheHole

https://player.vimeo.com/video/106492418 West Cumbria Mining Video from Kevin Murphy on Vimeo The video above shows the same old coal mining methods described as “modern” the machinery is exactly the same as that used in China and Russia. Former Director of Friends of the Earth and Founder of Forum for the Future, Jonathon Porritt has blasted the […] …

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On this day 20 Years ago, 20 Miles from Sellafield – The Man from the Govnt says NO to Felling the Rusland Beeches

page 43 12th June 1997 Man from the Dept of Environment says NO! Hurray!!! Simon Pryce concluded “The beeches are a significant feature of the valley and make a considerable contribution to its character and amenity. There is NO JUSTIFICATION for felling them all on safety grounds and individuals could be retained for several decades.” […] …

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