Fracking – Causes Earthquakes and Deep Boreholes (handy for nuclear wastes?) . Say No!

Dear Friends here is our opposition to the plan for exploratory fracking near Formby. Joe Boyd has written an excellent opposition which we endorse.  There are two points to our opposition - 1. Fracking causes earthquakes and the NW has a plethora of High Hazard nuclear installations. 2. the latest position statement of the Committee …

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“Implementing Geological Disposal” ? – NO THANKS!!!

"Implementing Geological Disposal"- the push for geological disposal is all about the plan to build more nuclear reactors, more plutonium and tritium for the military and has nothing whatsoever to do with protecting  future generations from radioactive wastes .  Radioactive wastes have the potential to make this planet uninhabitable for eons to come and are …

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Nuclear Waste “Slow Motion Nuclear War”. Talk by Prof Robert Jacobs in Keswick – Part 1 & 2

https://youtu.be/hKl-roXmy-c Part 1 of the thought provoking Talk by Prof Robert Jacobs of the Hiroshima Peace Institute.  "Slow Motion Nuclear War" makes it clear that nuclear power was born in violence.   Nuclear power's  violence to the planet is a globally distributed 'gift' of anthropomorphic radioactive fallout that will keep on giving despite the 'competence' …

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Prof R. Jacobs, World Leading Researcher on Nuclear Consequences (including the GDF plan) Speaking In Keswick March 7th

  PROFESSOR ROBERT JACOBS : SLOW MOTION NUCLEAR WAR  (Ok, What Has This Got to do with Geological 'Disposal' of Nuclear Wastes?) A TALK in KESWICK 7th March Skiddaw Hotel (Greta Room) 7.30pm till 9pm inc Q & A Entry £3 Radiation Free Lakeland, along with Close Capenhurst and Cumbria & Lancashire CND are delighted …

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Will These Lords Leap to Cumbria’s Defence? Will They Shout About the “Implementation” of Geological Dumping of Nuclear Wastes.

On the 6th September the House of Lords will be debating the Government's cunning plan to implement Geological Disposal of Nuclear Wastes.  Radiation Free Lakeland have sent a letter to all of the Cumbrian Lords to urge them to tear up this policy which seeks to force a geological nuclear dump on Cumbria and instead …

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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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Today Five Years Ago – The Dump Was Ditched!

https://youtu.be/M1dzDFvtMTc On this day in Carlisle Cumbria County Council voted NO to the proposed Geological 'Disposal' Facility for intermediate and high level nuclear wastes. Government however is desperate to be seen to have a "final plan" for nuclear wastes. This is so that they can make more, ever hotter,  with dangerous new fuel burnt in …

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Sweden (the Home of Geological Dumping Technology) Rejects Dangerous Geological Nuclear Dump

Fantastic News that Sweden has rejected the plan in their country for a geological nuclear dump. Ten years ago were were told that "The Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant, in Sweden, will be first to house a deep geological repository for its high-level radioactive waste (HLW)" "SKB, Sweden’s nuclear fuel and waste management company, decided on …

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INTO ETERNITY…IN PRESTON

Radiation Free Lakeland's Marianne Birkby is honoured to be invited to speak at the next Mystery Tea House film showing in Preston. ...‘Into Eternity’ organised by REAL, Friends of the Earth and Beautiful Planet This eye opening film is of more relevance to Preston and the North West than we are being led to believe.   …

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Scientifically, morally and environmentally un-sound…. Geological Disposal of Nuclear Waste

Below is the Response to DECC with regard to the ‘call for evidence’ on "Working with Communities" on Geological Disposal of Nuclear Wastes No Nuke Dumping believe There is no guarantee that a geological disposal facility can contain radionuclides long-term. We do not therefore support the context of this “call for evidence” as we believe …

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