Never Mind the Pylons: Stop Moorside Say 70% on Evening Mail Poll

  PRESS NOTICE Letter Sent to *All South Lakeland and Copeland Parish Councils ahead of the Pylon Consultation for the Biggest Nuclear Development in Europe. PYLONS AND MOORSIDE Dear *Lakes Parish Council, Thank you for teaming up with neighbouring councils to fight the pylons. Cumbrians are increasingly concerned about all the impacts from Moorside. The …

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Keswick says No to New Nuclear Build 20 miles away as the crow flies

Today in Keswick 90% of the people we spoke to were opposed to new nuclear build in Cumbria. This does not tally with what NuGen are saying which is that "Cumbria wants new nuclear build."  A recent poll in the Evening Mail indicated that 85% of those voting do not want new nuclear build in …

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Arnie Gundersen: When Will They Ever Learn

Moorside AP1000  "New means untested" When Will They Ever Learn – The Lesson from Sir John Cockcroft Article by Arnie Gundersen March 19th 2015 https://vimeo.com/122984833 https://vimeo.com/123337971 My week in the UK was exciting and full of surprises. I spoke to hundreds of people in London and Cumbria who are committed to a new energy future …

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Letter in The Keswick Reminder: We Need to Talk About Moorside and Radioactive Wastes

Letter: We Need toTalk About Moorside and Radioactive Wastes 20th March 2015 Dear Editor, I attended the ‘Public Talk’ at the Skiddaw Hotel on 11th March, not that I would have known about it if I hadn’t read about it in your Letters column, via Rod and Jill Donnington-Smith. It was quite a large gathering, …

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Moorside would be “Chernobyl on Steroids”

Arnie Gundersen blows the whistle on Moorside in the Business Section of The Independent.  It has to be asked "where are the investigative environmental journalists?"  Are they all On Message with government's new build agenda?  The local press so far appear to be far more interested in Keswick School banning Arnie Gundersen than in the …

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Panelists Issue Nuclear Warning to Keswick Audience

ARTICLE IN KESWICK REMINDER 13th March 2015  PANELISTS ISSUE NUCLEAR WARNING TO KESWICK AUDIENCE A packed public meeting in Keswick on Wednesday evening heard two experts warn of the dangers of building new nuclear reactors in West Cumbria. Arnie Gundersen and Dr Ian Fairlie were introduced as two internationally-respected authorities on the nuclear industry at …

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Fourth Anniversary of Fukushima…”an unnatural disaster that must never be repeated”

Fukushima: an unnatural disaster that must never be repeated by Arnie Gundersen in The Ecologist 11th March 2015 The Fukushima catastrophe four years ago today was no natural disaster, writes Arnie Gunderson. Operator TEPCO and nuclear regulators were well aware of the danger of tsunamis - but put money before safety. Nuclear power remains the …

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Arnie Gundersen and Dr Ian Fairlie Banned from Keswick School

In looking for a venue for the forthcoming public talk on Wednesday evening we first approached Keswick School.  The school's Queen's Hall would have been an excellent venue and has been used previously for meetings by Cumbria Trust. Below is the incredible response we received from the Headmaster of Keswick School, Simon Jackson. Dear Marianne Thank …

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We Need to Talk About Moorside – Letter in the Keswick Reminder

Dear Editor, Arnie Gundersen and Ian Fairlie In West Cumbria we already host Sellafield, one of the most hazardous sites in the world. It is now proposed that three new nuclear power plants are to be built next door at Moorside and the threat of a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) being imposed on us still …

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WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT MOORSIDE – POSTER AND LEAFLET TO PRINT AND DISPLAY!

We Need To Talk About Moorside!  “Biggest Nuclear Development in Europe”  Public Talk with Arnie Gundersen of Fairewinds in the USA. As well as speaking on the Moorside plan for three AP1000 reactors, Arnie will tell us about the current situation regarding the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico.  Dr Ian Fairlie Independent …

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