The Lake District’s Freshwater is “Safeguarding National Security” Shh!

Many thanks indeed to  New Horizons in St Annes for hosting the talk and for this video. Here are a few slides from the talk which outline the enormous freshwater usage of the nuclear industry.   This issue has been off limits for way too long.  

6th Installment of the Springfields Archive: Preston’s Radioactive River

https://youtu.be/AZEQ035XPhM This is from the 1990s. "You and Yours" BBC Radio 4 programme describing the "biggest in the UK" radioactive discharges The Springfields plant discharges directly into the River Ribble and has done so since 1948. What has changed? Nothing, apart from the fact that any mention of cancer and radioactive discharge by eminent doctors …

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5th Installment of the Springfields Archives: Springfield’s Long Shadow

https://youtu.be/ayzbDngVvsg   This is the fifth installment of our series 'The Springfields Archives" Springfield’s Long Shadow - It is Getting Longer! A video diary by an courageous individual in the 1990s. What has changed since then? Springfields Nuclear Fuel plant near Preston is gearing up to produce new and even more dangerous nuclear fuel for …

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Hey TOSHIBA and Co..Can the UK survive fracking in the vicinity of nuclear sites?

The following article was first published on Sisco Media 29th January 2017... Question: Is it possible that by shining a light on nuclear we could also scupper fracking? Eyes on Fylde Fracking AND Nuclear In October the communities secretary, Sajid Javid, overruled a decision by Lancashire County Council and said that Cuadrilla could frack at …

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3rd Installment of the Springfields Archive. “Something is Wrong” The River Ribble Birthing the Nuclear Nightmare

Radiation Free Lakeland have been given access to files relating to Springfields Nuclear Fuel plant near Preston.  Shining a spotlight on Springfields is more important than ever with the Toshiba Westinghouse operation gearing up to produce "high burn" nuclear fuel for the much hyped "nuclear renaissance."   Have we so sold our souls to the nuclear …

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Did We Just Stop Radioactive Waste Going Into Whitemoss Landfill? Who Knows?

A while back the brilliant anti fracking campaigner Tina Louise Rothery posted on the Radiation Free Lakeland facebook page requesting help to stop the huge expansion of Whitemoss landfill. We looked at Whitemoss, near Skelmersdale and what goes into the landfill is very, very  nasty ….even without radioactive wastes. What we found though was that Whitemoss …

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#StoPSpringfields The River Ribble- birthing the nuclear nightmare: 2nd Installment of the Springfields Archive

Radiation Free Lakeland have been given access to the Spingfields Archive.  Here is the second installment published by the Lancashire Evening Post on 20th November 1991.  Published online for the first time here. Exclusive: Scientist admits gap in monitoring   LEP 20/11/91   A-Plant Fails Test   By David Cragg   Ministry orders regular Geiger …

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The River Ribble – birthing the nuclear nightmare: 1st Installment of the Springfields Archive

The beginning of the nuclear chain in the UK is at Springfields near Preston. Uranium is ripped out of the ground in far off lands such as Africa, Peru, and even the Grand Canyon. The uranium is brought here by road and rail for Springfields to work their magic The emissions from the birthing of …

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