“We Need You” !! GDF Supplier Day – what a crock

Demonstration against GDF 19/01/2013 - copyright Radiation Free Lakeland more info on photos here https://www.picfair.com/pics/014194830-no-nuclear-dump-demo-at-bowness-bay Despite there being no "Community" consent, no scientific underpinning, and no existing operational Geological Disposal Facility (Deep Nuclear Dump) anywhere in the world for heat generating nuclear wastes the Government are lining up the ducks ready with a "GDF Supplier …

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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The following letter has been sent to the Guardian - unpublished.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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Norwegian TV Highlights Coal Mine’s Close Proximity to Sellafield

Broadcast yesterday https://tv.nrk.no/se?v=NNFA03100321&t=1111s Many thanks to Norway for highlighting the elephant (many headed hydra in the room) which is the Coal Mine's Proximity to Sellafield. There is a shot in the video taken on the fells above the world's riskiest nuclear waste site which shows Sellafield's very close proximity to St Bees head. St Bees …

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Allowed Earth Shocks from Coal Mine Five Miles From Sellafield Would Be As Great as That from Continous Blasting….Unless….

In amongst the vast acres of NGO and press focus on climate/steel/jobs we managed to get the Inspector's attention on seismicity near Sellafield. No mean feat considering the Secretary of State has not asked to be informed on seismic impacts or subsidence just five miles from the world's riskiest nuclear waste site, Sellafield and the …

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Hell in a Grain of Sand: Millom Poet Norman Nicholson Had it Right.

This letter was published in the Whitehaven News on September 1st - it features a poem by Millom Poet, Norman Nicholson. A poem which was frequently taught in Cumbrian Schools before the fakery of "clean" "green" nuclear. David Moore's fizzing enthusiasm for new nuclear "Nuclear is key to clean energy for the future" Whithaven News …

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Guardian Article : What About the Appointment of Coal Mine Boss to Nuke Dump Plan??

On Monday an otherwise good article in the Guardian continued the ongoing high level omission that the Cumbrian Coal Boss has been appointed to the Government Nuke Dump Plan. When will this breathtaking cronyism and some would say example of governmental corruption be exposed and scrutinised by commentators in the UK mainstream media. It is …

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Risk To Sellafield from the Coal Mine is ‘extremely low’ say the Office for Nuclear Regulation as Another Pig Flies By.

Shape of things to come? Since 2017 Radiation Free Lakeland have been asking questions about the risks to Sellafield from the proposed coal mine. The replies from the top regulators Office for Nuclear Regulation are deeply unimpressive and in many respects deeply uninformed and just plain wrong for instance they accepted advice that the water …

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Top Trump Cronies: Nuclear Waste and the UK’s First Deep Coal Mine in 30 years.

This article is from our dedicated Lakes Against Nuclear Dump campaign website. Image from "The Pit and the Polar Bear." Coal Boss, Mark Kirkbride Welcomed to HM Govnt's Deep Nuclear Dump Planning Dept. Lucrative Govnt contracts guaranteed for Critical National Infrastructure plan of a Geological Nuclear Dump - worth £Billions to business interests Top Tier …

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Trudy Harrison MP on the Coal Mine, New Nuclear and the London XR protests

Biggest Steel Structure in the World https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1121-Txernobylgo_zentral_nuklearrerako_sarkofago_berria-en.svg In the 35th anniversary week of the ongoing Chernobyl disaster Mrs Harrison said in commenting on the Extinction Rebellion protests in London: “It’s why I’m the greatest advocate of nuclear as a real solution producing the essential, reliable baseload power to supplement renewable generation. To give an idea, …

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Coal Mine “a Trojan Horse” for Nuclear Waste Facility reports Isle of Man Today

Isle of Man Newspapers reporter Adrian Darbyshire wins this original cartoon. Today Radio 5 Live reported on the coal mine- they did ask for Radiation Free Lakeland's thoughts but decided they didn't want them after all. The BBC 5 Live reporting was confined to climate impacts, steel and jobs, important, but this narrow reporting contains …

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