Nuclear Bristol & High Level Omissions

We only get one shot at this precious and vulnerable life so our words matter - our actions matter.   Our lives are fleeting in the measure of geological time (unlike nuclear wastes).  Seeing the massive crowds of young folk just starting out in their lives gathered in Bristol, all engaged with wanting to protect life …

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Cumbria Under Seige with proposed New Coal & New Nuclear – but its all to “Save the Planet” they tell us! Yeah Right.

Here is a visual of what is being proposed in West Cumbria, near that place where the most dangerous pile of radioactive waste is STILL being added to week on week. COAL AND NUCLEAR HAND IN HAND and Mutually Supportive - Is Cumbria Under Seige? from the Times and Star - 2014 Small Modular Reactors …

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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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‘Blair Babe’ Hazel Blears on New Nuclear Gravy Train

Once upon a time there was a babe in the deep dark forest of the Old Labour woods who stepped out into the upland sunshine of New Labour. The Mad King Blair's "little ray of sunshine"  later fell into disgrace for supping too eagerly of the gravy train and the fall was made so much …

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Gender and Radiation: Women and Children Require More Protection

Film - "Fighting for Gemma" Today is International Women's Day  "a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities."  There are many such women in the anti-nuclear movement.  …

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Radiation Free Lakeland: Review of 2017

Radiation Free Lakeland: Review of 2017 “Scrap your pylon connection – Moorside would be an abomination.”  Jean Ward of Kendal .   We learnt in January of Jean Ward’s passing. In her late eighties she had a young spirit and campaigned fiercely but with great personal gentleness.  The last time I spoke to she told me how …

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Energy Symposium – Preston New Road

An Update on the Rolling Resistance to Fracking at Preston New Road - just five miles from Springfields Nuclear Fuel Factory "Biofuelwatch, Coal Action Network and Reclaim the Power present an Energy Symposium Camp of New Hope, Preston New Road 11am – 6pm Sunday July 16th. Drop in for an hour or come for the …

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Coal: Cumbria Tops Trump

  This time last week a planning application was delivered to Cumbria County Council's Kendal offices for the first coal mine in England for 30 years. The following day there was universal condemnation of  Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.  In contrast to the vehement condemnation of Trump's support for coal,  there  has been …

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Financial Times : Solar Leaves Nuclear Standing!

Financial Times Solar outshines nuclear as spring sun boosts UK output Renewable power generation tops 40% on Friday, overtaking gas. Solar power accounted for almost a quarter of electricity generated in the UK at lunchtime on Friday — a record that exceeded the combined output of the country’s eight nuclear power stations. An almost cloudless …

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German Nuclear Activist Arrested for Blockade of Uranium Hexaflouride

Report from DIANUKE Please Support Hanna Poddig. On Thursday, May 11th, 2017 German anti-nuclear activist Hanna Poddig went to the prison of Hildesheim (Lower Saxony state) in order to serve her sentence of up to 110 days imprisonment. She had refused to pay a fine of Euro 1650 (around INR 116,000) for chaining herself to …

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