Rally Tomorrow in Bowness 2Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

one of the banners “Stop Coal, Keep it in the Hole….too near Sellafield” “At least ∼21% of ML ≥ 1.5 earthquakes between 1970 and 2012 in the UK were anthropogenic. Since the 1980s the fall in anthropogenic earthquakes was due to the fall in UK coal production.” Look forward to seeing people tomorrow in Bowness …

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Environment Agency, Friends of the Earth and Others Object to Coal Plan So Why Don’t We Know about it?

This weeks Whitehaven News carries a triumphant article straight from West Cumbria Mining’s press release? -( if only our press releases were given such unquestioning prestige) A little of their own research on Cumbria County Council’s website would have told newspaper editors the following… “We are particularly concerned in regard to the potential impact upon […] …

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Two Months to Stop A Coal Mine: Plans to mine under the Irish Sea just 5 miles from Sellafield

MANY THANKS to everyone who has written to oppose the coal mine. We now have a period of time to build a campaign against this plan “The earliest Committee the application could be presented to is the 20 September 2017. Representations received after the report has been finalised (usually 10 days before the Committee meeting) […] …

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“Intense Opposition” to Coal Mine from Leading Environmentalist. — Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole

To: ‘developmentcontrol@cumbria.gov.uk’ Subject: Objection to Planning Application Ref No. 4/17/9007 Objection to Planning Application Reference No 4/17/9007 A RESPONSE FROM JONATHON PORRITT (private individual) TO WHOM IT MAY APPLY I’m writing to express my intense opposition to the proposal from West Cumbria Mining regarding a new coking coal mine at […] via “Intense Opposition” to Coal …

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Energy Symposium – Preston New Road

An Update on the Rolling Resistance to Fracking at Preston New Road - just five miles from Springfields Nuclear Fuel Factory "Biofuelwatch, Coal Action Network and Reclaim the Power present an Energy Symposium Camp of New Hope, Preston New Road 11am – 6pm Sunday July 16th. Drop in for an hour or come for the …

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Why is West Cumbria Coal Mining Advisor Hiding Down Under In Oz? Earthquakes, Sellafield Nuclear Site and Methane Mix? — Mining Awareness

Comment deadline is July 10th. For more info: https://keepcumbriancoalinthehole.wordpress.com Donald Anthony Carroll is listed as a Company Director/Advisor for WEST CUMBRIA MINING (HOLDINGS) LIMITED and WEST CUMBRIA MINING LIMITED. He is actually “hiding” “Down Under” because his country of residence is Australia and his Nationality is Australian. However, that puts both him and the Investment […] …

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Man Made Earthquakes in Cumbria?

Do we want to risk man made seismic activity close to Sellafield?  Please write to Cumbria County Council before July 10th and make your voice heard in opposition to the first coal mine in the UK for 30 years...near to....Sellafield!!! “The majority of the anthropogenic related earthquakes were caused by coal mining and the decline …

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Petition to Stop Fossil Fuel Extraction Near Nuclear Installations

To: Health and Safety Executive of the UK Stop Fossil Fuel Extraction Near Nuclear Installations In your role as protectors of the Health and Safety of UK citizens, we ask you to urge HM Government to effect an immediate ban on the extraction of fossil fuels within 10 miles of Nuclear Installations. Why is this …

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King Coal: “The End of an Era” But Not in Cumbria Near to Sellafield’s Radioactive Wastes? Resist!!

The Chief Executive Officer Mark KirkBride insists that there will be no induced Siesmic activity from the coal mining and that the close proximity to Sellafield is not a problem …but refused to be videoed or recorded saying that. He said that there is no requirement in this planning application for any mention of Siesmic […] …

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Coal Action Network Oppose New Coal Mine Plan for Cumbria

Coal Action Network have written to Cumbria County Council opposing the new coal mine plan in West Cumbria saying that: “The application to mine is too close to the Sellafield nuclear site and the proposal for another nuclear power station at Moorside. [5] Underground mining can have a significant impact on the surrounding areas, recently […] …

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