“The National Park is Not the Right Place!” This leaves the Door Open by Suggesting there IS a Right Place for HOT Nuclear Wastes Under Cumbria

The article below was published by Open Democracy in 2013.  At that time Friends of the Lake District were conspicuous by their determined absence during the long hard  campaign to stop "Steps Towards Geological Disposal" from 2008 to 2013.  . Now in 2018, we really hope FoLD campaign to stop a nuclear dump ANYwhere under …

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Radioactive Sand Sculptures by Cumbria Wildlife Trust?

An urgent request has been sent to Sellafield to monitor and retrieve radioactive particles from  St bees beach ahead of Cumbria Wildlife Trust"s 'Beached Art' day. Sellafield have treated this straightforward request under Freedom of Information rules which means that there will not be a reply for at least a month and then we may …

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HEALTH WARNING FOR CUMBRIAN BEACHES

Volunteers at Radiation Free Lakeland (nuclear safety campaign group based in Cumbria) have been sending soil and sand samples from West Cumbria's coastline to the US for testing.  The resulting report doesn't tell the whole story as funding meant only two isotopes were tested for ...even so fully one third of ALL samples tested contain …

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Sweet Little Lies at Preston New Road

When George Monbiot professes his nuclear love again, he has already beguiled and bewitched the good folk of Preston New Road who simply won't believe he means them harm. 'If George says its ok then why worry" Sweet Little Lies at Preston New Road Today George Monbiot honoured an invitation to speak at Preston New …

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GEOLOGICAL DUMP: “NO NEED, JUST A POLICY DESIRE”

Radiation Free Lakeland oppose the policy and push towards "Geological Disposal." There is and can be no SITE X ...not anywhere.  The technology does not exist to contain radioactive waste deep underground.   But the UK government needs to be seen to have a "final solution" plan in order to facilitate making much more dangerous …

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EVENTS TO PROTEST URANIUM PROCESSING AND TRANSPORTING

Our friends at Close Capenhurst have two events coming up to protest the continued obscenity of uranium processing by URENCO in the UK, Cheshire and the transporting of uranium 'products' by Direct Rail Services.  These uranium products including nuclear fuel and nuclear wastes (spent fuel)  criss cross the UK on our roads and railways through …

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Deutsche Welle Expose Nuclear Power and Nuclear Weapons Link

In this recent article the German News outlet  'Deutsche Welle' expose the link between civil nuclear and nuclear weapons.  Nuclear 'energy' is a political choice. Is the IEA underestimating renewables?   Date 26.03.2018 Author Gero Rueter (rr)   Scenarios from the International Energy Agency (IEA) have failed to predict the growth of renewables and overestimated …

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Today is World Water Day – Save Water Stop Nuclear!

Today is world water day. "World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. The theme for World Water Day 2018 is ‘Nature for Water’ – Damaged ecosystems affect the quantity and quality of water available for human consumption. Today, 2.1 billion people live without safe drinking …

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Hundreds of French Police Smash Geological Nuclear Dump Protest Camp at Bure

Hundreds of French police smash nuclear dump protest camp, raid support house and arrest opponents by Jack Cohen-Joppa, for the Nuclear Resister http://www.nukeresister.org/2018/02/22/hundreds-of-french-police-smash-nuclear-dump-protest-camp-raid-support-house-and-arrest-opponents/ Before dawn on the morning of February 22, hundreds of French police in riot gear and equipped with trucks, bulldozers, helicopters and drones, evicted dozens of nuclear waste dump opponents who had …

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Forget Our Green and Pleasant Land – this Nuclear Hell Hole is Coming Your Way..Unless We Rise Up from the Monbiot Induced Nuclear Apathy

The devastation  awaiting the river Ehen and the tiny village of Beckermet in West Cumbria has been graphically demonstrated courtesy of an EDF drone over Hinkley Point C in Somerset.   George Monbiot the Guardian's much hyped environmentalist has told Cumbria that the most dangerous thing we have to worry about it the sheep. He is …

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