In this weeks Cumberland News: Demands over monitoring waste – RADIOACTIVE WASTE!

THANKS to the Cumberland News for reporting on this.  Previously there has been a media black out for whatever reason - even when Lillyhall got a permit from the Environment Agency, over and above the heads of councillors to dump high volumes of radioactive waste the reporting on the matter was zilch.  The reporting was also zilch when …

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A Letter to Cumbria’s Cabinet: Please Dont’ Abdicate Your Responsibility, Reinstate Radiation Monitoring

Dear Cumbria County Council Cabinet, Radiation Free Lakeland will be delivering 101 letters to you on Thursday from people in both Cumbria and Lancashire asking that these two county councils reinstate independent radiation monitoring. The nuclear industry is being deregulated allowing novel routes for radioactive wastes into for example landfill and scrap metal destined for …

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DUMP CREEP

PLEASE WRITE TO CUMBRIA COUNTY COUNCIL CABINET BEFORE THURSDAY VOICING YOUR OPPOSITION TO DUMP CREEP Having barely drawn breath since Cumbria County Council's No vote, the Department of Energy and Climate Change have charged ahead with their "Geological Implementation" agenda and we are now apparently taking steps to the "siting process." The CONsultation which ends …

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No means NO!!

STOP PRESS..... A unanimous vote of confidence in the Cabinet decision Despite the best efforts of a smear campaign which originated from Sellafields's press officer and is directed at opponents of the nuclear dump... the Economy and Environment Group have unanimously voted to uphold the Cabinet's reasoned and logical No to going any further along …

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What Part of NO Don’t You Understand?

The decision by Cabinet has been "called in" by 3 Copeland councillors. That means that the Economy & Environment Group will 'scrutinise' the Cabinet's decision and either agree with it or ask that the Cabinet take a revote. It has been suggested that Copeland was always expected to call in the decision if the Cabinet …

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Eddie Martin’s Speech to Cabinet on 30th January

‘As Community Leaders we councillors must quite frequently make difficult, sometimes lonely, and occasionally quite courageous decisions. Such decisions are unlikely to please everyone! Making a courageous decision often comes, of course, with a high price. On the upside, that courageous decision usually proves to be the right one, even if it takes years for …

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A Postcard from Cumbria – Ditch the Dump video diary.

The Dump is Ditched: Love the Lakes- 30th January - an in-depth video diary. Many thanks to Southwest Against Nuclear for the video... a much more honest and direct report than that produced by the mainstream. South West Against Nuclear https://southwestagainstnuclear.wordpress.com/ http://www.facebook.com/SouthWestAgainstNuclear