Nuclear Podium – A Masterpiece in Storytelling

PODIUM The Westmorland Gazette’s Podium is often given over to the fans of nuclear energy. This one in particular was a masterpiece and neatly encapsulates in one article all the deceitful pro-nuclear ‘renaissance’ propaganda that we have been treated to over the last decade or more.   Dr Kent Brooks has appeared in the Westmorland Gazette …

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Nuclear Power Farts Rainbows -Official!

This isn’t a spoof, wish it was it would be the best ever. Remember back in 2015 when the then Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, said: “new nuclear power stations must be designed to look beautiful to garner essential public support” This is the result of that blue sky thinking. “A new proposal could lead to …

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This Report Raises the Spectre of the World’s Nuclear Heritage Site

https://issuu.com/radiationfreelakeland/docs/moorside_-_environmental_impact_by_ "this report raises the awful spectre of the Worlds Nuclear Heritage Site"  Radiation Free Lakeland Nuclear Safety Campaigners were joined today by Anti Fracking Campaigners to launch a New report into the environmental impacts of the Cumbrian New Nuclear Build, Moorside proposal.  A 'pop up' protest outside Springfields Westinghouse site, Near Preston, was the …

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Fukushima nuclear disaster: former Tepco executives go on trial — nuclear-news

Three men plead not guilty to professional negligence in the only criminal action targeting officials since the triple meltdown From left, former Tepco executives Tsunehisa Katsumata, Ichiro Takekuro and Sakae Muto arriving at court in Tokyo on Friday. Three former executives with the operator of the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have pleaded […] via …

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Will They, Won’t They? KEPCO In or Out – Either way We Must #StopMoorside

FT 28th June 2017, South Korea’s nuclear shares took a hit from the new government’s anti-nuclear policy, a day after president Moon Jae-in decided to suspend construction of two partially built nuclear reactors. Mr Moon said on Tuesday the construction of Shin Kori No 5 and Shin Kori No 6 in Busan, the country’s second-largest […] …

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Petition to Stop Fossil Fuel Extraction Near Nuclear Installations

To: Health and Safety Executive of the UK Stop Fossil Fuel Extraction Near Nuclear Installations In your role as protectors of the Health and Safety of UK citizens, we ask you to urge HM Government to effect an immediate ban on the extraction of fossil fuels within 10 miles of Nuclear Installations. Why is this …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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