The Ecologist: To Dump Nuclear Waste, First They Must Dump Democracy!

To dump nuclear waste, first they must dump democracy! Article in the Ecologist - 2nd April In the last act of the dying Parliament, MPs quietly voted to dump democratic planning processes to expedite a 'facility' for the high level nuclear waste in geologically fractured Cumbria, writes Marianne Birkby - so over-ruling strong and highly …

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Roll Call of Shame: MPs who voted to Dump Democracy along with Nuclear Waste

Tim Farron MP who is known to be opposed to geological dumping of radioactive wastes under Cumbria was not there - while Jamie Reed MP for Copeland and former Sellafield PR man was there ....and he voted to stop the plan ....WHAT IS GOING ON?    strange times! Here is the roll call of shame.... …

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IMPORTANT – TELL YOUR MP

ALL MPs whether pro or anti nuclear should  be interested in keeping the established planning powers of their local authorities. Please ask, tweet, email, ring your MP  to FIND THE PINK SLIP IN THEIR VOTING BUNDLE AND VOTE NO Wednesday 25th 2015. 2.30pm . There's no debate and it is assumed MPs AGREE with passing this planning …

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Letter in The Keswick Reminder: We Need to Talk About Moorside and Radioactive Wastes

Letter: We Need toTalk About Moorside and Radioactive Wastes 20th March 2015 Dear Editor, I attended the ‘Public Talk’ at the Skiddaw Hotel on 11th March, not that I would have known about it if I hadn’t read about it in your Letters column, via Rod and Jill Donnington-Smith. It was quite a large gathering, …

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Whose idea was it to scrap democracy in order to dump nuclear wastes?

Radiation Free Lakeland and others are asking: Just whose idea was it to plan to scrap democracy in order to dump nuclear wastes? Was the bright idea given to Government by the PR firm Copper Consulting? Copper Consultancy a PR firm with offices in London, Bristol, Suffolk and most recently Cumbria, told the Department of …

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Tim Farron : Save Democracy in Cumbria from Being Dumped along with Nuclear Wastes

Many thanks to everyone who came along to our meeting today with Tim Farron MP.  We urged our MP to do everything within his power to ensure our democratic rights are not dumped along with radioactive wastes.  We asked Tim Farron to ensure that geological dumping of nuclear wastes is not made a Nationally Significantly Infrastructure …

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SUCCESS – YOUR LOBBYING HELPED FORCE A VOTE IN PARLIAMENT ON NUCLEAR WASTE DUMPING- WE HAVE TILL WEDNESDAY

NOW WE HAVE TILL WEDNESDAY 25th MARCH TO LOBBY COUNCILLORS- MPS - ALERT THE PRESS, CONSERVATION GROUPS, NGOS   - ASK why the wall of silence?- MANY THANKS to everyone who emailed, tweeted and rang their MPs at such short notice.  The Order was about to be passed through as "delegated legislation" this means that …

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MPs Dumping Democracy – “Please Do Everything In Your Power to Stop This Abuse Of Power”

Dear Tim, Thank you for your reply.  As I understand it by making nuclear waste disposal a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project the local councils will have the same kind of input as you have had to the Committee meeting about this ie None. Unless, that is, you have been selected. In the case of the …

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Nodding Donkeys in Parliament About to Dump Democracy Along with Nuclear Waste?

Government are keen to wipe away hard won planning controls in order to smooth the way for new nuclear build and geological dumping.  The Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project designation was designed primarily to push new nuclear build - the normal planning regime protecting places and people is scrapped under NSIP.  Now the government is about …

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Government Sneak DIABOLIC LEGAL ORDER to ENFORCE NUKE DUMP

Today in Committee Room 12 of the Palace of Westminster a handful of MPs voted on a legal order.   This sneaky manoeuvre is geared to enforcing a nuclear dump or two or three by making nuclear dumping a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project.  It stinks.  Meanwhile NGOs like Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace attend …

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