Technical Note on Safety Problems at Reactors 3 and 4 at Hunterston B, Nr Ardrosson Scotland

On the 8th anniversary of the Fukushima disaster there are events taking place by campaigners in the UK and around the world to Remember Fukushima.  It seems however that lessons have not been learned by the regulators and by the nuclear industry.   The precautionary principle which should apply with solid brass bells on, to …

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The Lake District National Park = "a warm welcome"

The Lake District National Park’s Credibility Undermined by Nuclear Promotion?

Tomorrow, Tuesday 12th February, 10am at the Lake District National Park Authority Headquarters a question will be posed to the Park Strategy and Vision Committee by Marianne Birkby of Radiation Free Lakeland. "The Lake District National Park will be 70 years old in a couple of years.   The National Park boundary  stopping short of …

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Nuclear sunset overtakes fading dreams

Article in Climate News Network Read in Full at Original Source Here Nuclear sunset overtakes fading dreams As atomic energy gets ever more difficult to afford and renewables become steadily cheaper, a nuclear sunset awaits plans for new plants. By Paul Brown LONDON, 21 January, 2019 − Once hailed as a key part of the …

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Questions following the Environment and Health West Cumbria Site Stakeholder Meeting

The following are a few of the excellent questions and thoughts posed by Neil from RaFL arising from the West Cumbria Site Stakeholder Meeting last week at Cleator Moor on 29th Nov.  It takes a strong stomach to look at this stuff without the blinkers on. Those present for Sellafield -Dr Richard Hill, Prof. Paul …

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Is it OK to have Radiocaesium and Transuranics in a Childrens Play Area on the Beach?

https://youtu.be/xg5yw2f30l0 Is it OK to have radiocaesium and transuranics in a childrens area on the beach? Sellafield and the UK regulators think so. Last thursday Radiation Free Lakeland were invited to Cleator Moor Civic Hall for the West Cumbria Site Stakeholder meeting (Environment and Health). We have deliberately shunned these meetings thinking that they are …

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Sellafield Manager “I am not sure what you mean by radioactivity levels higher than they should be” #ThanksThorp

In 1994 West Cumbrian students ask "What exactly do you do if you find the radioactivity levels are higher than they should be" Sellafield Manager, Rex Strong replies "I am not sure what you mean by higher than they should be" Even before Thorp opened the reprocessing already taking place at Sellafield had produced a …

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Callout to Groups to Help Finland STOP Nuclear Madness!

Radiation Free Lakeland have answered the call from Finland and signed this letter to the President, Government and Parliament of Finland (Antinuclear international Call - 2018_VR (3)) We hope other groups will join in helping Finland stop their nuclear madness.  Their nuclear madness is our nuclear madness! The call out and more information is below …

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Fylde Fracking Near Nuclear Fuel Site – “No Problem” says Government

A supporter of Radiation Free Lakeland has been doing excellent work in a series of letters to the Rt Hon Claire Perry MP in relation to fracking in Lancashire near the Springfields Nuclear Fuel site. The reply is an essay in nonchalance which is breathtaking in the wake of the supposed precautionary principle lessons learnt …

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PR Drivel as Dirty Dangerous Thorp Plant “Celebrated” in “The Art of Reprocessing” The World’s Nuclear Waste

Spent Fuel Ponds at Sellafield - a result of "Reprocessing" the world's nuclear wastes - much of  the reprocessing waste is discharged through a pipeline to the Irish Sea where it sits on the sea bed till resuspended and brought back on the tide.   A new exhibition previews at the Sellafield run Beacon Museum …

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Lancashire School Children Put at Risk : Trips to see Enriched Uranium being turned into Nuclear Fuel, and all In the middle of the UKs new Fracking Gasfield.

Images - School buses on visit inside the Springfields Nuclear Fuel site - Enriched Uranium entering the site. The following letter has been sent to the interim Chief Executive Officer of Lancashire County Council from a supporter of Radiation Free Lakeland. The continued school trips to the Springfields Nuclear Fuel site slap bang in the …

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