Tomorrow in Workington – Resistance to Crazy Radioactive Scrap Metal Storage Plan for Port of Workington

We will be in the area of the "Look Out Clock" in Workington Town Centre tomorrow from 1pm to 3pm approx There will be the petition to sign and banners to display Join us - bring a banner - show resistance to the crazy plan to store "low level" radioactive scrap metal at the Port …

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PETITION TO STOP RADIOACTIVE SCRAP METAL DUMP AT THE PORT OF WORKINGTON

To: MP FOR WORKINGTON, Mark Jenkinson and Cumbria County Council NO RADIOACTIVE SCRAP METAL DEPOT AT THE PORT OF WORKINGTON PETITION CAN BE SIGNED HERE EDF want to store up to 80 shipping containers of radioactive scrap metal at the Port of Workington. The Port of Workington situated at the mouth of the river Derwent on …

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Nuclear Waste Dump at the Port of Workington “Permitted Development” say Cumbria County Council.

Drone Image anonymously sent to Radiation Free Lakeland showing approximately 160 containers at Cyclife, Lillyhall, Near Workington during June 2021 Cumbria County Council have said that the storing of up to 80 containers of radioactive scrap metal at the Port of Workington is "permitted development" requiring no discussion or vote. Our reply urges the Council …

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Thanks to Cumberland Echo – the first media to flag Radioactive Scrap Metal plan for Port of Workington

The following is an article which first appeared in the Cumberland Echo,Workington Port to house radioactive scrap metal? Written by John Walsh   Friday, 05 March 2021A controversial plan to house up to 40 shipping containers, with radioactive scrap metal inside at the Port of Workington, has sparked protests from an environment group.Radiation Free Lakeland claim this is being …

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Port of Workington: Nuclear Waste Hub ?

Radioactive Scrap Metal Plant at Lillyhall , Workington is Now Overflowing - Cyclife Want to Use the Port of Workington to House up to 40 Shipping Containers Full of Radioactive Scrap. We recently saw reference online to an application by Cyclife to the Environment Agency To gain sight of the documents we had to ask …

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Radioactive Scrap Metal Plant at Workington wants to INCREASE Radioactive effluent – UPDATE 23.3.19 CYCLIFE HAVE WITHDRAWN THEIR APPLICATION!

UPDATE as of 23rd March - Cyclife (EDF) radioactive scrap metal 'recycling' yard has withdrawn their application to the Environment Agency for an increase in radioactive liquid discharge to the drains at Lillyhall.  This follows our complaints (see below).  The situation is still dire with radioactive wastes (including active laundry) going to Lillyhall for novel …

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Recycling Radioactive Scrap Metal – What Could Go Wrong?

Last weeks headline in the Whitehaven News “New business will recycle spare food” sounds like a very good thing. Only read a little further and all is not what it seems. "Recycle Lives" is a scrap buying and reprocessing business with a Sellafield contract. Usually scrap metal merchants buy in scrap metal for melting down …

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Not Fit for Purpose – The UK’s Low Level Radioactive Waste Strategy

Sent today to the UK Consultation of Low Level Radioactive Waste Strategy. The CONsultation  on dispersal of wastes to the environment can be emailed here:  NILLWStrategy@decc.gsi.gov.uk    by 21st April.  Send your opposition to dispersal of radioactive wastes and call for a moratorium on the dodgy concept of Decommissioning which has come to mean Dispersal. Nuclear …

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Pull the Plug on Officially Sanctioned Radioactive Fly Tippers.

Workington's Fortified Castle The only protection from radioactive groundwater is to say NO PRESS RELEASE RADIATION FREE LAKELAND 19th August 2013 PULL THE PLUG: OFFICIALLY SANCTIONED RADIOACTIVE FLY TIPPERS LILLYHALL: NUCLEAR LANDFILL, NUCLEAR LAUNDRY, NUCLEAR SCRAP METAL Radiation Free Lakeland will be holding a demonstration outside Lillyhall Business Park, Jubilee Road entrance next Saturday 11am …

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Cumbria Wildlife Trust dodges the issue of Nuclear Developments

Those with an interest in wildlife will be aware that the nuclear industry from Kirksanton to Kakadu is no lover of the natural world. There are wildlife officers on the Sellafield site but they are there to make sure the wildlife is culled (the freezers on site hold many species of Cumbrian birds - waiting …

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