Nuclear is Renewable… and Pigs Can Fly!

The nuclear industry which is pushing for "the biggest nuclear development in Europe" here in Cumbria has been busy over the last decade rebranding itself as "renewable."  This lie is now being swallowed whole,  by people who should know better.  The renewable energy conference in Glasgow takes place on the 4th May and (with breathtaking …

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STOP MOORSIDE – AN UNQUENCHABLE THIRST FOR FRESH LAKELAND WATER

United Utilities: "We have had discussions with NuGen who have told us that they expect to have cooling, construction and ongoing water use needs. At this stage in development their exact needs are unknown" Moorside Water from Thirlmere.EA-letter   pdf NuGen are asking the public to consult on their plans for 3 AP1000 reactors.  Meanwhile they …

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The Road to Beckermet’s “Moorside” – Predetermined?

Last week Radiation Free Lakeland wrote to Copeland Councillors asking that they call a halt to the drilling of 100 boreholes in Beckermet. We asked:  " call a halt to this drilling, or at the very least ask why such an important decision was delegated to one Development Manager. The safety of Cumbria is already …

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New Years Eve Vigil – Nuclear Crime Scene

Yesterday was beautiful, bright and frosty. Today is New Years Eve and we walked the 5 minute walk from the centre of Beckermet to the outer boundary of "Moorside" in wind, mist and rain with our soggy banners.   "Moorside" is the innocuous name the nuclear developers are calling the plan for 3 new nuclear …

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Lakeland’s Nuclear Crime Scene – a New Year’s Eve Vigil

NEW YEARS EVE VIGIL – WITNESS NUCLEAR CRIME BOREHOLES, Lies, Deception and the Dumping of Democracy On New Years Eve, supporters of a radiation free Lakeland will be taking a 10 minute walk from the centre of the pretty Lakeland village of Beckermet to the biggest crime scene of the year.  They will be representing …

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