NuGen’s Parent Company Loses £Millions – No Worries Though! Plenty of Slush Funds for Greenwashing Moorside

The Whitehaven News reports today on the worst kept secret that Toshiba is financially torpedoing. Still not to worry eh, there are still slush funds aplenty to greenwash the increasingly despised Moorside plan.  Apart from NuGen (100% Toshiba) the other two sponsors are the Copeland Community Fund ( this fund doles out the £millions Cumbria …

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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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The Bog Holes and the River Ehen being Trashed by Toshiba..New Year New Crimes?

FRom this time last year ..an excellent Blogger  "It Happens" wrote the following ...now more urgent than ever with the financially troubled Toshiba let loose and already trashing this special, fragile and already vulnerable place  in such close proximity to Sellafield.  New Years Resolution .........#StopMoorside "FRIDAY, 1 JANUARY 2016 Why don't you build on flood …

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NUGEN Partner ENGIE Wants OUT of Nuclear….

Moorside – Engie [Machine Translation] The French group is trying to abandon its projects in Turkey and Great Britain. A split of the Belgian subsidiary is envisaged. Nuclear power is soon over for Engie. For a few months, the French energy company has begun a major strategic shift by focusing on renewable energies. But this …

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New Report Reveals: Sizewell B and 27 other EDF nuclear plants ‘at risk of catastrophic failure’

And the UK is just about to sign up for more of these cancer (and other radiation linked disease) factories! The Ecologist writes: Sizewell B and 27 other EDF nuclear plants 'at risk of catastrophic failure' Oliver Tickell 29th September 2016 A new report finds that 28 nuclear reactors, 18 of them EDF plants in …

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Melvyn Bragg and the Land Grabbing Mafia

Letter sent today .... Dear Lord Bragg, LAND GRABBING MAFIA   When I heard your voice on the radio talking about the “disgraceful purchase of land, shameful manoeuvring, bullying mafia tactics” I thought Hurrah! Melvyn has read all our many letters to him and is at last holding the nuclear industry to account!   It was …

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Letter in today’s Guardian – Moorside

  George Monbiot is right: wholesale destruction of wildlife is obscene (The grouse shooters aim to kill, 16 August). Why no grousing, then, on the imminent destruction of the diverse habitats and endangered species, including many red list birds, on the west coast of Cumbria? Why no grouse about the collateral damage in obsessive pursuit …

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Dewilding Cumbria

Dewilding Cumbria: Displace and Replace Rewilding Ennerdale is a cause we can all get behind and was featured tonight on the ITV's Countrywise programme.  DEwilding  is the opposite of REwilding.  Incredibly there is a dewilding project going on right now in Cumbria.  The rewilding and dewilding projects have one thing in common…..the insidious grip of …

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Letter: Moorside Turning up the Heat on the Irish Sea by 14 degrees

    The following excellent letter on the insanity of Moorside appears in this week's Whitehaven News.  It has been written by Ian Hawkes whose investigative work can be seen on the Toxic Coast website. "Regarding the two letters in last week’s edition, entitled “Singular Views”, especially the response from NuGen’s spokesperson, I would raise …

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