Nuclear sunset overtakes fading dreams

Article in Climate News Network Read in Full at Original Source Here Nuclear sunset overtakes fading dreams As atomic energy gets ever more difficult to afford and renewables become steadily cheaper, a nuclear sunset awaits plans for new plants. By Paul Brown LONDON, 21 January, 2019 − Once hailed as a key part of the …

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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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Radioactive Mermaids – why should we care?

Last week Cumbria Wildlife Trust held their Beached Art event at St Bees. St Bees happens to be one of the beaches near Sellafield where radioactive particles from a crash programme of reprocessing have been found in increasing numbers. The reason for the crash programme is that dumping radioactive waste at sea will be banned …

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A Letter to Cumbria Wildlife Trust – Radioactive Castles in the Air

Dear Cumbria Wildlife Trust, You won’t remember this, but as wildlife obsessed teenager I painted an exhibition for the junior branch of Cumbria Wildlife Trust to launch “Watch.” That was over 30 years ago. With great sadness I have just cancelled my subscription. While supporting much of what CWT has done over the years, I …

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