Government Body Trumpet “Successful Seismic Survey” – the reality? Untold Damage to the Marine Environment

Photo by Ella Wei on Pexels.com On the Gov.UK website there is a triumphant message: "NWS’ first marine geophysical survey off the coast of Copeland, Cumbria, was successfully completed on 18 August. This non-intrusive survey has gathered data to provide a better understanding of the deep geology and supports the search to find a suitable …

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Seismic Blasting? “This Matter Has Now Been Dealt With” by a handful of people on Copeland Executive

The "wonderful fish" described in Harper's Weekly on 24 October 1868, was likely the remains of a basking shark. Harper's Weekly - Ellis, R. 1994. Monsters of the Sea. Robert Hale Ltd. Basking Shark are just one of the "protected" species in the Irish Sea that would be impacted by the seismic blasting plan. This is the letter received yesterday …

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This Tues 12th July – Demo Outside Copeland Centre from 9am – Council Exec will discuss Petition to Stop Seismic Blasting..

On Tues 12th July the Executive of Copeland Borough Council will discuss the Petition of over 48,000 signatures to Save the Whale and the Snail and stop Nuclear Waste Services Seismic Blasting of the Irish Sea. Join us in a Demo outside the Copeland Centre, Catherine St, Whitehaven CA28 7SJ from 9am We have the …

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“Dump and Forget” Long Lived Wastes in the Land that Time Forgot….

Last weeks letter in the Whitehaven News by Tim Knowles hits the nail on the head repeatedly. All the more remarkable given that Mr Knowles was the Chair of the West Cumbria Managing Radioactive Waste Safely Partnership ( MRWS) as executive member for the environment at Cumbria County Council. Since that time MRWS has dropped …

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The Old Feudal System is Alive and Well in Copeland.

https://www.whitehavennews.co.uk/news/18843620.copeland-nuclear-storage-facility-create-thousands-jobs/ Copeland is of Old Norse origin, so called from the Old Norse "kaupland" meaning "bought land" under the old feudal system. The old feudal system is alive and well in Cumbria. The feudal masters being the nuclear industry who expect their pound of flesh from money stolen from the public purse and filtered through the nuclear prism "be grateful you serfs!" …

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Waste ‘a danger into eternity’

Letter in Whitehaven News August 12th 2020. https://www.whitehavennews.co.uk "when the Coal Mine plan comes before Cumbria County Council on the 20th August Copeland councillors on that committee should remember that the CEO of West Cumbria Mining is tasked with delivery of a GDF and that Egremont and the Irish Sea (and Ennerdale) are in the …

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Copeland Council remove “Support” for deep geological dumping of nuclear waste

https://youtu.be/HG7H05u5GQc Continuous Miner Machine - for making very big holes in the ground for example deep under the Irish Sea or Ennerdale or the Solway - Cumbria County Council have voted to bring this infrastructure to Cumbria when they said yes to West Cumbria Mining.   Spot the difference?   The Whitehaven News has reported …

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NUCLEAR LAUNDRY – YOU CAN OBJECT …Here is How

Please write and object to the obscenity of the nuclear laundry at Lillyhall.  The official date for the 'consultation' ends on Friday (just four weeks this consultation - the laundry has been operating illegally since November!) Here is our objection from Radiation Free Lakeland, please do feel free to use this as inspiration for your …

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Planning for Tomorrow with NuGen’s Fergus McMorrow

NO NEW HAZARDOUS DEVELOPMENT or POPULATION INCREASE NEAR SELLAFIELD says Copeland Local Plan 2001-2016 Copeland Borough Council’s Local Plan for 2001-2016 states: 6.10 HAZARDOUS INSTALLATIONS 10.1  Two premises have been notified to the Council as hazardous Installations under arrangements set out in ODPM Circular 04/00 "Planning Controls for Hazardous Substances". Consultation zones have been established …

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Tricky Nuclear Joke on Beautiful Copeland…..

At the meeting last wednesday of Copeland Borough Council the nuclear dump was 'discussed.' Questions from the public have to be registered days beforehand in order for pat answers to be be provided. I'd registered early on my own behalf as a wildlife artist but we arrived 5 minutes late and I was initially refused …

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