“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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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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GEOLOGICAL DUMPING OF NUCLEAR WASTE – WHERE? WHY?

West Cumbria was ruled out as a site to bury nuclear waste 20 years ago because the geology was unsafe.  The plan this time round is ten times as big and to include high level nuclear wastes, so not surprisingly Cumbria County Council said NO in January 2013. However, in order to build new nuclear …

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