Letter to The Guardian by David Lowry

**Hinkley Nuclear Power Station & Coronavirus ** David Lowry Letter sent to The Guardian:  “On Sunday your sister paper, The Observer, led its front page with an important story explaining how the “big four” trades unions (GMB, Unite, Unison & Usdaw) have warned the prime minister they will not recommend their members return to work …

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Too Much Electricity! Time to Stop Inflexible and Dangerous New Nuclear – Why are More Being Built?

A supporter of Radiation Free Lakeland has pointed out that the news that there is too much electricity going into the grid: "shows the fallacy of "base load". What it really means in inflexible. Yet again we are seeing the economics of nuclear fail, as it is very expensive so needs a guaranteed price per …

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Planet of the Humans – Film Review

Review of Planet of the Humans Michael Moore’s film produced in 2019 called the ‘Planet of the Humans’ comprehensively demonises all renewables, has recently been streamed online and now watched by millions.   I agree with the underlying premise of the film that Big business on a Big multinational scale looks primarily at the bottom …

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No Lockdown for Nuclear Construction Projects – Trident, Sellafield, Hinkley C

While the country is locked down to protect us from Covid19, the government's nuclear projects continue. These include construction of nuclear submarines, construction on the Sellafield site (new gas plant and more) and the continued construction of Hinkley C. If Moorside had not been scrapped there would be an influx of thousands of workers ensconced …

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Nuclear Industry Says #StayHomeSaveLives..Unless Building New NUKILLER

The video from Sellafield of the Civil Nuclear Constabulary - well there is nothing sinister about it at all (?!). The text says "We stand together today and everyday. CNC and @mitie Civilan Guard Force are proud to #ClapForOurCarers #StayHome #COVID2019 #StayHomeSaveLives #StrongerTogether #EmergencyServices @TimNeedham10 @nuclearpolice @SellafieldLtd @BBC_Cumbria" So why are the nuclear industry continuing …

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In other News in the North West…Dodgy Old Nuclear Reactors and Rebranding Nukiller as “Clean”

Heysham 2 and Morecambe Bay  Heysham 1 (beige colour ) is the nuclear reactor running on 7 out of 8 boilers as one has cracked supports.  and Heysham 2 (white top) Photos and description by David Autumns. "Heysham 1 is the beige building, the sister station to Hartlepool. This is the reactor that has the …

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Protesters call for Capenhurst nuclear plant to be closed down

Many thanks to Cheshire-Live for this report on 50 year anniversary of enriching uranium at Urenco - in Capenhurst, Cheshire Extract from the report below and full report an be seen here "Urenco’s nuclear plant at Capenhurst this week celebrated 50 years since the government-owned international company was founded .  But outside protesters lamented the damage to …

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50 Years of “Enriching the Future”

The Urenco Uranium Enrichment plant in leafy rural Cheshire has a rather Orwellian tagline "Enriching the Future". For fifty years this plant has been enriching uranium for the civil/military nuclear industry, causing a snowball of Nukiller blight. At the invitation of campaign group Close Capenhurst, representatives of groups including Japanese Against Nuclear, Radiation Free Lakeland …

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Nuclear Bristol & High Level Omissions

We only get one shot at this precious and vulnerable life so our words matter - our actions matter.   Our lives are fleeting in the measure of geological time (unlike nuclear wastes).  Seeing the massive crowds of young folk just starting out in their lives gathered in Bristol, all engaged with wanting to protect life …

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Enriching Uranium – 50 year Nukiller Anniversary at Capenhurst in Cheshire

Close Capenhurst 4th MARCH - WEDNESDAY AT 2pm - OUTSIDE CAPENHURST URENCO URANIUM ENRICHMENT PLANT. Please Join Groups who are opposing the beginning of the Nukiller Fuel Cycle - Enriched Uranium is the start of the military/civil nuclear industrial complex . This is why the Doomsday Clock was conceived - because of the nuclear industry. …

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