LOCK THE GATE ON DRIGG – STOP THE OPEN DOOR POLICY TO NUCLEAR WASTE

PLEASE keep signing and sharing the petition which was ignored by Cumbria County Council. The petition is now over 2000 and rising.   Cumbria's  Open Door policy to ever more (and ever more dangerous) nuclear wastes arriving at Drigg must be challenged. TO: CUMBRIA COUNTY COUNCIL On 15th July 2016 in Kendal a small committee …

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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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Baroness Verma faces fresh rebellion over radioactive waste disposal debate. House of Lords, Moses Room, at 3.45 pm tomorrow, wed

LETTER TO TIM FARRON MP Dear Tim Tomorrow in the House of Lords at 3.45pm in the Moses Room Baroness Verma will be leading a plan to change the law in order to dump democracy along with nuclear waste. Having just found out about this, Radiation Free Lakeland and other voluntary groups have been frantically …

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PLEASE Ask Powerful Organisations to Lobby against Nuclear Dump Plan to be discussed in House of Lords on Wedesday

Below is an example of a letter sent to the Angling Trust ...we need to lobby organisations THIS MORNING ideally.  The House of Lords are discussing on wednesday at 3.45pm the plan to remove the democratic right of people to have a say in the dumping of nuclear waste. Big orgs - ask them to assist …

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Government Nuclear Dump Lies Spun in the Big Issue

In The Big Issue in the North 9-15 December 2013 Nuclear Dump:waste and want not Advocate ..Jamie Reed, MP for Copeland -home of the Sellafield site and one area interested in hosting the repository - is a major advocate for nuclear energy and backed the proposals to remove the county councils from the decision making …

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Letter to the Keekle Head Inquiry Inspector

Letter to the Keekle Head Inspector -Dear Mr Jonathon King Letter x 2 - to print off, cut into two letters and sign, please get your friends and family to sign and share too! Dear Mr Jonathan King, KEEKLE HEAD– NUCLEAR DUMP: a million cubic meters … Councils and political leaders in Cumbria have consistently …

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Further correspondence with DECC jokers…

Once again DECC has refused to honour its commitment to rule Cumbria out following the No vote. .... meanwhile the wastes continue to arrive at Sellafield. The plutonium continues to stack up from dodgy reprocessing. All the while DECC is wined and dined by the nuclear industry looking to pick up government contracts in the …

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Science magazine “Nature” displays Unnatural bias for Dump

Following Cumbria County Council's rational decision to say no to the geological dumping of high level nuclear waste under Cumbria, Nature, the prestigious science mag, produced an editorial which could have been written by nuclear spin doctors. http://www.nature.com/news/in-a-hole-1.12361 Here is Professor David Smythe's letter of rebuttal published on 28th Feb in Nature.... Nuclear-waste site geology …

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Notes from the “call in” meeting in Carlisle 19th Feb

Excellent write up from The 'call in' meeting. These handwritten notes have been made by Fiona of 3 Weeks to Save the Lakes http://www.itv.com/news/border/story/2013-02-19/nuclear-waste-repository/ Please note- this is all paraphrased not quotes and is based on notes taken at the time- I don't do shorthand, I couldn't get every point. Intro: 3 councillors had made …

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Baroness Verma asked to Apologise for Defamation of Anti-Nuclear Campaigners

Dear Lady Verma, On February 5th Radiation Free Lakeland sent an email to Jamie Reed MP outlining concern about Copeland and Allerdale’s wish to revisit the geological dumping of nuclear wastes in Cumbria despite the conclusion of the MRWS process. Since then it has become apparent that to achieve this goal of continued steps towards …

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