Worker safety before corporate profits! —

By MIKE ALEWITZ  REMEMBERING KAREN SILKWOOD (February 19, 1946 – November 13, 1974) Karen Silkwood died in 1974 under suspicious circumstances while traveling to a meeting with a reporter investigating unsafe conditions at a Kerr-McGee plutonium fuel plant in Oklahoma. These are excerpts from the dedication speech ....Worker safety before corporate profits! — By MIKE …

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Letter to Guardian on Renewed Push for Nuclear off the Back of Rising Gas Prices

The following letter has been sent to the Guardian - unpublished. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/oct/04/surging-gas-prices-and-fuel-bills-focus-tory-minds-on-the-nuclear-option Dear Editor, The article "Surging gas prices and fuel bills focus Tory minds on the nuclear option" (Rob Davies 4th Oct 2021)  fails to mention:   1. Sellafield is a big user of gas to the tune of tens of £Millions a year …

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Government Take Advice From Coal Mine Boss Over Deep Nuclear Dump Plans

https://www.youtube.com/embed/oEmX5MwI5DA This video was taken from the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management Plenary Meeting 19/5/21.   Government have employed the CEO of the Cumbria coal mine plan to advise them on construction costs, mining techniques and ultimate Delivery of a deep nuclear dump for heat generating high level nuclear wastes. The Irish Sea is in the …

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Nuclear industry survives on its false claim that it helps the fight against climate change. Sellafield quietly admits to emitting nearly 300,000 tonnes of CO2(e) last year. That’s the least of it.

Jonathon Porritt April 28th, 2021, by Paul Brown,   The nuclear industry’s unfounded claims let it rely on “dark arts”, ignoring much better ways to cut carbon emissions. Nuclear industry’s unfounded claims let it survive,   https://climatenewsnetwork.net/nuclear-industrys-unfounded-claims-let-it-survive/ – It is the global nuclear industry’s unfounded claims – not least that it is part of the solution to climate […]Nuclear …

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Austria Does Not Want A Nuclear Waste Dump On The Border – The Time to Stop New Nuclear Waste is NOW

Please Sign the Petition - here https://www.openpetition.eu/at/petition/online/gegen-den-ausbau-tschechischer-akws-und-die-errichtung-eines-grenznahen-endlagers/unterschreiben/adresse Below is a message from the AntiAtom movement in Austria - please support by signing the petition ... Please support the petition of the AntiAtom movement in Austria  against a final repository for nuclear waste  and against the extension of the nuclear power plant Dukovany in the Czech Republic!http://www.anti.atom.at/

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Letter sent to Cumbrian MPs on the 10th Anniversary of the Ongoing Fukushima Disaster.

Dear Cumbrian MPs 11th March marks  the 10 year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster.  Two former Japanese Prime Ministers have sent a message to Japan, a message that should also be heeded in the Cumbrian ‘land of Copeland glory.”   Former prime ministers Naoto Kan and Junichiro Koizumi have urged Japan to stop using nuclear power, …

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Government Appointment of Coal Mine CEO to UK Nuke Dump Plans – Not Dodgy At All ?!!

Letter sent today to MP Tim Farron from Radiation Free Lakeland first published on our dedicated campaign website Lakes Against Nuclear Dump Dear Tim, West Cumbria Mining is in Bed with BEIS (Dept of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy) BEIS are Responsible for the "Delivery of a Geological Disposal Facility in the UK" . BEIS …

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Into 2021 with some interesting analysis – Nuclear is Not Needed and it is Reducing!!

Here at Radiation Free Lakeland we like to do our own research and citizen science - that is what science is all about after all observing, examining and questioning the existing status quo. So in that spirit of inquiry we kick off 2021 with some great analysis by one of our members David Autumns who …

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Nuclear – Its Not Clean, Green, Safe or New: “New Green Industrial Revolution”

Letter sent to Boris Johnson today by Radiation Free Lakeland following unveiling of the Green Industrial Revolution "10 Point Plan" On the Irish Sea bed - decades worth of Sellafield radioactive waste discharges - Under the Sea bed. - the plan for the Coal Mine. Dear Prime Minister Radiation Free Lakeland are a small voluntary …

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Colchester Council Say NO to New Nuclear!!

A Poster from the (previous) Stop Moorside campaign by Radiation Free Lakeland PRESS NOTICE  A Heartfelt Letter of Thanks from Cumbrian Nuclear Safety Campaigners, Radiation Free Lakeland, has been sent to the Leader Of Colchester Council following unanimous approval of a motion, put forward by council leader Mark Cory. The motion said: “This council objects …

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