Lords High Tail it Away from Geological Dump Debate: BIGGEST DECISION IN OUR TIME

Last week a 'debate' on the implementation of the plan for dangerous geological dumping of nuclear waste took place in the House of Lords.  So few Lords were there.  Anyone would think this plan to impose one or more high level waste dumps underneath our feet is an issue of so very little importance and …

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“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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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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Is YOUR Community Willing to Accept Chemical and Radioactive Pollution from Nuclear Wastes?

Is your community willing to accept chemical and radioactive pollution from nuclear wastes? If not then write and tell the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - BEIS. Boycott their dodgy CONsultation : "Working with Communities; Implementing Geological Disposal" Tell them that you are boycotting their CONsultation,  that you are not "willing" to "Implement …

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A Letter of Thanks to the Swedish Environment Court for Saying No to Geological Disposal of Nuclear Wastes

Images from a 1990s advert in Cumbria magazine from the UK government's "Sellafield Repository Project" (NIREX) which planned to dump low and intermediate level nuclear wastes - today the plan includes heat generating high level wastes - ...any volunteers? On the 23rd January 2018 the Swedish Environment Court gave the thumbs down to the Swedish …

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French Resistance to Nuclear Dump – the Nuclear Mafia Want to Dump Radioactive Waste at Bure and they are using Violence to do it.

  "In Bure there is a place called la Maison de la Résistance. It’s open every day to anyone who would like to stay just for one day or much longer. And what do we do in the house? We live! We live here because the nuclear industry and the French government want to bury …

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French Geological Dump developers told to Stop and Restore The Forest

A message from our colleagues in France ....Brilliant News of Sucessful Ongoing RESISTANCE!! "Today marked another turning point in the battle against against ANDRA around Bure in the East of France. The site for a nuclear waste dump with highly radioactive nuclear waste (in deep geological storage) called CIGEO. After two months of intense actions …

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Geological Dump in Cumbria “By 2040s” WHAT??? We Said NO!!!

UK Parliamentary answers on nuclear waste QAsked by Deidre Brock(Edinburgh North and Leith)Asked on: 07 July 2016 Department for Energy and Climate ChangeRadioactive Waste 42216 To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, when she expects the national Geological Disposal Facility to be ready. AAnswered by: Andrea LeadsomAnswered on: 13 July 2016 …

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Repression of Dissent? Professor David Smythe and Glasgow University

Radiation Free Lakeland have just written to Glasgow University to urge them to reverse  the blocking of Professor David Smythe's  access to online journals. Please write and support Professor David Smythe - we feel that without his help Cumbria would now be at Stage 4 of the Geological Nuclear Dump plan.  Moorside would of course …

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