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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Fylde Fracking Near Nuclear Fuel Site – “No Problem” says Government

A supporter of Radiation Free Lakeland has been doing excellent work in a series of letters to the Rt Hon Claire Perry MP in relation to fracking in Lancashire near the Springfields Nuclear Fuel site. The reply is an essay in nonchalance which is breathtaking in the wake of the supposed precautionary principle lessons learnt …

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Nukiller Sacred Cow: Springfields Nuclear Fuels is a Seismic “High Hazard” Installation on the Fylde.

On the 19th October there was a much publicised seismic event on the Fylde measuring a magnitude of 0.3ML. The previous day's micro-seismic events  in the area at the end of the horizontal shale gas well currently being fracked by Cuadrilla. measured -0.2, -0.8 and -0.3 magnitude. What was NOT publicised in ANY of the press, …

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Lancashire School Children Put at Risk : Trips to see Enriched Uranium being turned into Nuclear Fuel, and all In the middle of the UKs new Fracking Gasfield.

Images - School buses on visit inside the Springfields Nuclear Fuel site - Enriched Uranium entering the site. The following letter has been sent to the interim Chief Executive Officer of Lancashire County Council from a supporter of Radiation Free Lakeland. The continued school trips to the Springfields Nuclear Fuel site slap bang in the …

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Remembering Windscale, Outside the Gates where #NuclearMudness is made

  Today folk from Radiation Free Lakeland and Close Capenhurst remembered the 61st anniversary of the Windscale Fire. During 10–11th October, 1957 A serious fire developed in the core of a nuclear reactor at Windscale Works, Sellafield, northwest England, which led to the release of significant quantities of radioactive material into the environment over a …

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What?! No Evacuation Plan?

Bravo to anti-fracking campaigners for getting an interim injunction on fracking at PNR on safety and the lack of evacuation plans. We have sent a letter to Springfields, the UKs nuclear fuel manufacturing plant as the safety concerns overlap and are magnified with these two industries in such close proximity. Dear Springfields Fuels, Westinghouse, We …

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The Lake District’s Freshwater is “Safeguarding National Security” Shh!

Many thanks indeed to  New Horizons in St Annes for hosting the talk and for this video. Here are a few slides from the talk which outline the enormous freshwater usage of the nuclear industry.   This issue has been off limits for way too long.  

Magnox Fuel Made in Preston – “Cleaned Up” by the Firth of Clyde.

This Photograph of Hunterston A is by amazing photographer David Autumns who tells us that from this point if you turn left through 90 degrees over the Sea you overlook the Isle of Arran, the largest island in the Firth of Clyde Hunterston A is located on a promontory of the Ayrshire coast 30 miles …

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The Lake District’s Freshwater is “Safeguarding National Security”! Talk at New Horizons in St Annes, Nr Blackpool.

Many thanks to New Horizons  for inviting Radiation Free Lakeland tomorrow evening. Doors Open at 7.30 for 8.00pm start - free refreshments For ten years now Radiation Free Lakeland have been flagging up the nuclear industry's eyewatering use of our most precious resource,  freshwater.  For ten years the main stream media have shied away from …

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