LOCK THE GATE ON DRIGG – STOP THE OPEN DOOR POLICY TO NUCLEAR WASTE

PLEASE keep signing and sharing the petition which was ignored by Cumbria County Council. The petition is now over 2000 and rising.   Cumbria's  Open Door policy to ever more (and ever more dangerous) nuclear wastes arriving at Drigg must be challenged. TO: CUMBRIA COUNTY COUNCIL On 15th July 2016 in Kendal a small committee …

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DRIGG DECISION: ‘We are Caught in a Trap, No Way Out, Because We Love Nuclear Waste Too Much’ ?

On 15th July a small committee of Cumbrian Councillors in Kendal took the decision to stack nuclear waste ever higher in shipping containers on the shifting sands of the West Cumbrian coast at the quaint village of Drigg.  No fuss, no fanfare, no comment,  only one article in the local press which airbrushed out the …

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Residents Action on Fylde Fracking Oppose the Plan to Stack Shipping Containers of Nuclear Waste Ever Higher Beside the Irish Sea

Many Thanks to Residents Action on Fylde Fracking for their much welcomed support.  It was such a relief to see people put their concerns into action to stand with us in resisting the nuclear juggernaught.    RAFFs report is the only one to date in either the alternative or mainstream media to give voice to the …

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Fires in the Drigg Nuclear Waste Dump Trenches

Freedom of Information Request sent today 11 July 2016 Dear Environment Agency, In a Technical Review of 2015 for the Low Level Nuclear Waste Repository at Drigg you say that "there is evidence of a number of waste fires during operations of the trenches". We request sight of all the evidence of a number of …

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LOCK THE GATE ON DRIGG NOW!

PLease......write to CUmbria County Council before 15th July ....all the rotting shipping containers you see in this old picture are full of nuclear waste...now the industry wants to stack the containers higher and make more open concrete "vaults" of the type you can see in the image. Letter sent today to Cumbria County Council's Development …

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Lock the Gate on Drigg Nuclear Waste Site: 15th July in Kendal

"The time has come the Walrus said to speak of many things.  Of nuclear waste in shipping crates and jellyfish with wings.." Dear Friends Just had a phone call from Cumbria County Council saying the Drigg Nuclear Dump  decision will be taken in Kendal on 15th July at 9am.  I will speak on behalf of …

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Drigg Decision Delayed …..YET Again while the concrete is poured in the “Vaults”

note: Illustration can be found in Nirex:The Way Forward http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/homes/rsh/The_Way_Forward_United_Kingdom_Nirex_Limited_1987_-_colour.pdf   The Planning Application PL\1508\05 (4/15/9012):  "The phased construction of additional vaults, higher stacking of containers..capping.. "     was due to be heard "in early 2016." First we were told this would be in April, then May - now the decision has been put …

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A Walk to Mark the 30th Anniversary of the Ongoing Chernobyl Disaster.

Please join us on Saturday 30th April.  We will meet at Drigg Railway Station at 11am and walk approximately four miles around the Drigg nuclear waste site where waste has reportedly been buried from the ongoing Chernobyl disaster. There is no mention of course of the UK's "Low Level" nuclear waste site on the "Adventure …

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