After months of Toshiba Westinghouse's rather faux bankruptcy and the "on hold" status of Moorside, now (once again) China is in the news as being an "interested party." Meanwhile the nuclear obsessed unions are baying for ever more public subsidy for new nuclear build despite the growing evidence that nuclear provides negative equity in both … Continue reading Game of Nuclear Thrones Aims to Keep Public Opposition at Arms Length and the Unions baying for public subsidy?
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 … Continue reading Fossil Fueled Earthquakes at the UKs Two Key Nuclear Sites?
This is something that should be on the radar of everyone in Cumbria and Beyond To assist with campaign running costs CROWDFUNDER £540 raised of £1,000 target 54 % 15 supporters 11 days left This project is using Flexible funding and will receive all pledges made by 1:00pm 26th April 2017 Share or follow … Continue reading Instead of a £5 Easter Egg – how about donating to Highlands Against Nuclear Transport …
Article in German National Press - Taz by Daniel Zylbersztajn 21. 4. 17 (translation not perfect - with help of google and others!) Nuclear power in North West England In the shadow of Radiation In the home country of the British nuclear industry doubts about nuclear power are unpopular. Nuclear power opponents still do not … Continue reading Article in Taz – Atomkraft in Nordwestern Englands
PETITION TO SIGN..... https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/stop-moorside-biggest-nuclear-development-in-europe So NuGen is Toshiba today - Kepco tomorrow? - makes no odds what the name is, the nuclear juggernaught will continue until people say enough is enough. BNFL went bankrupt - but that did not stop the expansion of the Sellafield site to include new reprocessing plants and MOX fuel manufacturing … Continue reading Poster to Display – Resist the Nuclear Juggernaught coming YOUR way!
Today in the Ecologist - Expose of the damage the nuclear industry is doing to us and to our environment - by Chris Busby..... Killer 'hot particle': Sellafield coast 'like Chernobyl and Fukushima exclusion zones' Chris Busby The discovery of a tiny but deadly radioactive 'hot particle' in mud from the Esk estuary near … Continue reading Killer ‘hot particle’: Sellafield coast ‘like Chernobyl and Fukushima exclusion zones’
Thanks to the Lancashire Evening Post for coming along - the article rather underplays the enormity of Springfields role in the nuclear story (uranium conversion and nuclear fuel manufacturer to the world, Toshiba Westinghouse who run the Springfields site constructed the Fukushima reactors, Sellafield and Springfields colluded to manufacture MOX fuel). The article also underplays … Continue reading Protestors gather at nuclear site to remember Japan Disaster