TALK TODAY! in Edinburgh: Aging & Dangerous Nuclear Power – Hunterston UpDate – Ian Fairlie + Q&A

If you are in or around Edinburgh today there is a talk by Dr Ian Fairlie that is important to all of us who live downwind of EDF's nuclear reactors with their cracked graphite cores. scientist Ian Fairlie updates and takes questions about new information on the extent of deterioration in Hunterson nuclear reactor About …

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Cracked Regulators Allow Hundreds of Cracks in Graphite Cores of Reactors across the UK

Dear Office for Nuclear Regulation The arrogance displayed in your email reply dismissing my concerns about the running of the Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station beyond its original design life is indicative of the arrogance you display in the face of the public safety risk posed by Hartlepool, Heysham 1, Hunterston B, Hinkley Point B, and …

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DO NOT RESTART CRACKED REACTOR IN SCOTLAND

  To the Scottish Environment and Protection Agency,  the Office for Nuclear Regulation and EDF Radiation Free Lakeland fully endorse the views of David Autumns in his letter below. Namely that Hunterston B SHOULD NOT be restarted. SEPA, and the ONR have a duty of care to the public. Scotland is producing more energy than …

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Scotland’s Cracked Reactor Given Permission to Reopen – for 4 months…WHY?

Radiation Free Lakeland have been vehemently opposing the restarting of Hunterston's cracked reactors.  News that EDF has been given permission to restart one of the dodgy reactors for four months has been met with astonishment and anger. David Autumns a member of RaFL who has been in heated correspondence with the Office for Nuclear Regulation …

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The Most Important Letter – Shut Hunterston B NOW!

This weekend a letter was delivered by hand to EDF who run Hunterston B in Scotland which is fuelled (as are all the UKs nuclear reactors) by Springfields Nuclear Fuels just off Preston New Road, Lancashire Reactor three at Hunterston (the subject of a series of revelations by The Ferret since 2017 )  is the …

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Chernobyl Couldn’t Happen Here!? Think Again.

The excellent series provoked questions and the answer given by our nuclear industry and regulators is that "Chernobyl Couldn't Happen Here".    Well maybe not the exact set of circumstances.  But the combination of inevitable human error and the complex, unforgiving nature of nuclear power means that the variables are infinite but the results of …

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UK Government Rejects Petition Asking for EDF’s Hunterston B Not Be Given New Permit with up to 700 cracks in the reactor

Photos by David Autumns - Hunterston B is opposite the Isle of Arran in Scotland I supported the petition asking for the 'limit'  not to be upped to 700  cracks  in the graphite at Hunterston B . Incredibly the Government's own petition site has rejected this petition while seriously considering upping the limit for cracks …

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Restarting Hunterston’s Ageing Nuclear Reactors – Ongoing Correspondence with EDF

Members of Radiation Free Lakeland, have been inspired by the example set by David Autumns to write individual letters to EDF the French electric utility company, (largely owned by the French state) asking EDF to completely scrap the restarting of their ageing nuclear reactors at Hunterston B.   There should be widespread anti-nuclear protests in the …

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DO NOT START the CRACKED HUNTERSTON B NUCLEAR REACTORS

Cracks have been found on approximately 400 graphite bricks in the reactor core. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/embed/p072yj6y/47485321">https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/chernobyl-20-fears-nuclear-expert-16479884 The following is a letter from a member of Radiation Free Lakeland to EDF. Please do write your own letter asking EDF not to start the Hunterston B nuclear reactors in Scotland. You can contact EDF by various ways - write, …

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