State Aid for New Nuclear – Privatised Profit – Socialised Risk is the ONLY Way for Nuclear!

Many Thanks to Everyone who Wrote to the EU commissioners - the Vote was only just lost by two votes but this  now gives impetus to future legal challenges and activism against  this outrageous decision which completely overturns their original resolve not to agree state aid. The EU makes much of its 'competitive market' but EDF is …

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Public Money for New Nuclear – Write to the EU and Say NO

The UK is pushing for huge state subsidies for new nuclear, Hinkley C  in Somerset is the test case. What happens at Hinkley will have a knock on effect for the  proposed new build in Cumbria -Moorside . Please help Stop Moorside by writing to the EU Commission urging them to turn down the UK's …

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EU Candidates say YES to overturning the European Commission’s Nuclear Agenda

  The nuclear agenda in the UK is being driven by the European Commission so Radiation Free Lakeland has written to EU candidates, here are the questions and the replies we have received back, interestingly none back from the Conservatives, Liberals or UKIP. As a candidate for the EU elections we would be very grateful …

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EU Elections: Don’t Mention the ‘N’ Word?

  Given that feelings are running very high on both sides of the nuclear argument it is incredible that the plans for decommissioning, geological dumping and nuclear new build have not got top billing in the EU elections.  Not only has nuclear not got top billing but we are lucky if it gets a mention. Bearing that …

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Letter to the European Commission Opposing Nuclear Subsidies for Hinkley

  Below is Radiation Free Lakeland's letter to the European Commission's call for responses to state aid for Hinkley. Please email your opposition by  TODAY 7th April to: stateaidgreffe@ec.europa.eu   Dear European Commission, Radiation Free Lakeland STRONGLY oppose subsidies for new nuclear build at Hinkley in Somerset and elsewhere in the UK. The Commission will …

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Radioactive Yellow Fish Seen in the Lakes

Radiation Free Lakeland met with Tim Farron MP on Sat 21st to deliver 189 letters urging the Westmorland and Lonsdale MP and member of the coalition government to revoke the “exempt” law allowing radioactive wastes into landfill. The campaign group were asking the question: What nasty rogue regime would “release radioactivity to groundwaters” within a …

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