Game of Nuclear Thrones Aims to Keep Public Opposition at Arms Length and the Unions baying for public subsidy?

After months of Toshiba Westinghouse's rather faux bankruptcy and the "on hold" status of Moorside, now (once again) China is in the news as being an "interested party."  Meanwhile the nuclear obsessed unions are baying for ever more public subsidy for new nuclear build despite the growing evidence that nuclear provides negative equity in both … Continue reading Game of Nuclear Thrones Aims to Keep Public Opposition at Arms Length and the Unions baying for public subsidy?

COAL, FRACKING and NUCLEAR in Close Proximity! Are they having a laugh?

Dear Friends, The Moorside plan is they say on hold this is not good enough it should be scrapped.    As if the Moorside plan being merely on hold wasn't bad enough, there is now a plan to reopen the dangerous old coal mine at Whitehaven.  The proposed licenses for this would extend to within a … Continue reading COAL, FRACKING and NUCLEAR in Close Proximity! Are they having a laugh?

Toshiba is Out..So…What stunt will Govnt pull next to try and force dangerous new reactors near Sellafield??

Images of "Moorside"  ie the several farms, ancient woodland, moss and floodplain of the river Ehen that this govnt is desperate to build three dangerous new nuclear reactors on. In the Times... Moorside "The troubled engineering giant Toshiba is preparing to mothball its project to build a £15bn-plus nuclear power station in Cumbria. NuGen, the … Continue reading Toshiba is Out..So…What stunt will Govnt pull next to try and force dangerous new reactors near Sellafield??

Our Health and Safety and the Doubling of Sellafield

Letter to Tim Farron MP sent today.... Dear Tim, Following correspondence with you regarding questions about the Moorside Health Impact Assessment we have been sent a message from Dr Ian Fairlie. Dr Fairlie has generously offered a briefing to your team on the health impacts of Moorside. His letter is below.. “Hello Tim I write … Continue reading Our Health and Safety and the Doubling of Sellafield

South Koreans Give Moorside the Cold Shoulder…and who can blame them!

South Korea's KEPCO urged not to invest in new nuclear power at UK's NuGen Moorside Last edited 12 April 2017 at 11:27am 11 April, 2017 28 members of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea 'Caucus on Post-Nuclear Energy' in South Korea are calling on KEPCO not to invest in new nuclear power or … Continue reading South Koreans Give Moorside the Cold Shoulder…and who can blame them!

Article in Taz – Atomkraft in Nordwestern Englands

Article in German National Press - Taz by Daniel Zylbersztajn  21. 4. 17 (translation not perfect - with help of google and others!) Nuclear power in North West England In the shadow of Radiation In the home country of the British nuclear industry doubts about nuclear power are unpopular. Nuclear power opponents still do not … Continue reading Article in Taz – Atomkraft in Nordwestern Englands

Coal AND Nuclear ..A Honeycomb of Lies in West Cumbria

  Is Cumbria Being Frogmarched into Nuclear AND Coal? The plan to reopen the  Whitehaven coal mine under the Irish Sea has been rumbling along for a few years with no raised eyebrows. Why are alarm bells not ringing out loud and clear?  This nasty plan will go before Cumbria County Council in May (date … Continue reading Coal AND Nuclear ..A Honeycomb of Lies in West Cumbria