Radioactive pollution at the Bugey nuclear power plant in France : EDF condemned!

Centrale Nucleaire du Bugey. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bugey_Nuclear_Power_Plant#/media/File:Centrale-nucleaire-Bugey.jpg On May 22, 2020, the French court found EDF guilty of all the offences regarding radioactive pollution at the Bugey Nuclear Plant for which it was prosecuted and fined it a paltry and symbolic 3,000 euros. French anti-nuclear groups welcome this guilty condemnation (while acknowledging the symbolic nature of the …

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Letter to The Guardian by David Lowry

**Hinkley Nuclear Power Station & Coronavirus ** David Lowry Letter sent to The Guardian:  “On Sunday your sister paper, The Observer, led its front page with an important story explaining how the “big four” trades unions (GMB, Unite, Unison & Usdaw) have warned the prime minister they will not recommend their members return to work …

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Nuclear Bristol & High Level Omissions

We only get one shot at this precious and vulnerable life so our words matter - our actions matter.   Our lives are fleeting in the measure of geological time (unlike nuclear wastes).  Seeing the massive crowds of young folk just starting out in their lives gathered in Bristol, all engaged with wanting to protect life …

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Letter of Thanks to Operators of Cracked Nuclear Reactors in Scotland

Below is a letter just sent from a supporter of Radiation Free Lakeland to EDF the operators of Hunterston B. Many thanks to David Autumns for his scrutiny on this - the nuclear industry, the most dangerous industry humans have ever engaged in, needs holding to account more than ever. Dear EDF Thank you for …

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TALK TODAY! in Edinburgh: Aging & Dangerous Nuclear Power – Hunterston UpDate – Ian Fairlie + Q&A

If you are in or around Edinburgh today there is a talk by Dr Ian Fairlie that is important to all of us who live downwind of EDF's nuclear reactors with their cracked graphite cores. scientist Ian Fairlie updates and takes questions about new information on the extent of deterioration in Hunterson nuclear reactor About …

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“Homegrown” ??? Don’t make me laugh!

On the anniversary of the Windscale disaster and in the midst of the building of a new gas plant especially for Sellafield,  the North West Evening Mail publishes a press release from the nuclear industry touting the 'Rediscover Nuclear' campaign. Some of the laughable descriptions include "homegrown" "safe" "low carbon". Each of these claims is …

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‘I Cannot See Radiation’. Sweden has 8 operational nuclear reactors which routinely leak radiation – they are building more.

The number 1 cause of childhood deaths in Sweden is cancer. Pro nuclear Sweden has 8 operational nuclear reactors and is building more .  Every nuclear plant leaks radiation routinely.   Childhood cancer used to be a rarity. More people have watched this video than live in Sweden!

Scotland’s Cracked Reactor Given Permission to Reopen – for 4 months…WHY?

Radiation Free Lakeland have been vehemently opposing the restarting of Hunterston's cracked reactors.  News that EDF has been given permission to restart one of the dodgy reactors for four months has been met with astonishment and anger. David Autumns a member of RaFL who has been in heated correspondence with the Office for Nuclear Regulation …

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Heysham – Loud Banging from the Nuclear Plant Last Night

The report from the Lancashire Evening Post is short on facts but big on reassurance to the public.     Residents have NEVER reported hearing anything like this before. Comments on social media include: Stewart: So police attempted to placate the local people by stating last night that it was a pre planned operation, when …

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Chernobyl Couldn’t Happen Here!? Think Again.

The excellent series provoked questions and the answer given by our nuclear industry and regulators is that "Chernobyl Couldn't Happen Here".    Well maybe not the exact set of circumstances.  But the combination of inevitable human error and the complex, unforgiving nature of nuclear power means that the variables are infinite but the results of …

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