Nuclear Waste “Slow Motion Nuclear War”. Talk by Prof Robert Jacobs in Keswick – Part 1 & 2

https://youtu.be/hKl-roXmy-c Part 1 of the thought provoking Talk by Prof Robert Jacobs of the Hiroshima Peace Institute.  "Slow Motion Nuclear War" makes it clear that nuclear power was born in violence.   Nuclear power's  violence to the planet is a globally distributed 'gift' of anthropomorphic radioactive fallout that will keep on giving despite the 'competence' …

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Prof R. Jacobs, World Leading Researcher on Nuclear Consequences (including the GDF plan) Speaking In Keswick March 7th

  PROFESSOR ROBERT JACOBS : SLOW MOTION NUCLEAR WAR  (Ok, What Has This Got to do with Geological 'Disposal' of Nuclear Wastes?) A TALK in KESWICK 7th March Skiddaw Hotel (Greta Room) 7.30pm till 9pm inc Q & A Entry £3 Radiation Free Lakeland, along with Close Capenhurst and Cumbria & Lancashire CND are delighted …

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Is it OK to have Radiocaesium and Transuranics in a Childrens Play Area on the Beach?

https://youtu.be/xg5yw2f30l0 Is it OK to have radiocaesium and transuranics in a childrens area on the beach? Sellafield and the UK regulators think so. Last thursday Radiation Free Lakeland were invited to Cleator Moor Civic Hall for the West Cumbria Site Stakeholder meeting (Environment and Health). We have deliberately shunned these meetings thinking that they are …

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WE DID IT (MAYBE?) DID WE JUST STOP MOORSIDE?

THANKS TO ALL YOU LOVELY FOLK who have campaigned tirelessly to raise the alarm about the diabolic plan for 3 reactors on greenfields near to Sellafield. The Guardian and other press have reported today that: "“Toshiba recognises that the economically rational decision is to withdraw from the UK nuclear power plant construction project, and has …

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Remembering Windscale, Outside the Gates where #NuclearMudness is made

  Today folk from Radiation Free Lakeland and Close Capenhurst remembered the 61st anniversary of the Windscale Fire. During 10–11th October, 1957 A serious fire developed in the core of a nuclear reactor at Windscale Works, Sellafield, northwest England, which led to the release of significant quantities of radioactive material into the environment over a …

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Events in Cumbria for Hiroshima Day on Monday 6th August

"Fair Trade" Barrow,  Home to Trident (note this photo is not a spoof! It is real).   Sellafield where once there was a farm where baby booties where made - then bombs were birthed. Wastwater - millions of gallons of freshwater daily are abstracted from here to cool the nuclear wastes which make the bombs. …

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This Saturday 4th August At St Bees – Radioactive Sand Sculptures

Radiation Free Lakeland will be at St Bees this saturday from 10.30am to hand out leaflets to folks attending the popular Cumbria Wildlife Trust beach sculpture event.  Please do join us at 10.30am we may make our own sand sculpture - rubber gloves and mask recommended. NOT recommended for young children or pregnant mothers.   …

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Radioactive Sand Sculptures by Cumbria Wildlife Trust?

An urgent request has been sent to Sellafield to monitor and retrieve radioactive particles from  St bees beach ahead of Cumbria Wildlife Trust"s 'Beached Art' day. Sellafield have treated this straightforward request under Freedom of Information rules which means that there will not be a reply for at least a month and then we may …

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HEALTH WARNING FOR CUMBRIAN BEACHES

Volunteers at Radiation Free Lakeland (nuclear safety campaign group based in Cumbria) have been sending soil and sand samples from West Cumbria's coastline to the US for testing.  The resulting report doesn't tell the whole story as funding meant only two isotopes were tested for ...even so fully one third of ALL samples tested contain …

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Transports of Uranium Hexaflouride on the Same Road as Fracking Lorries – What Could Go Wrong?

Yesterday members of Radiation Free Lakeland went to the Preston New Road fracking site to show support for protestors who have been there rain and shine to oppose Cuadrilla's plan to frack the Fylde. In the afternoon we went to Springfields Nuclear Fuels situated at the end of Preston New Road on the country road …

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