Coal Action Network Oppose New Coal Mine Plan for Cumbria

Coal Action Network have written to Cumbria County Council opposing the new coal mine plan in West Cumbria saying that: “The application to mine is too close to the Sellafield nuclear site and the proposal for another nuclear power station at Moorside. [5] Underground mining can have a significant impact on the surrounding areas, recently […] …

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Jonathon Porritt Blasts Coal Mining Plan Near Sellafield #KeepCumbrianCoalintheHole

https://player.vimeo.com/video/106492418 West Cumbria Mining Video from Kevin Murphy on Vimeo The video above shows the same old coal mining methods described as “modern” the machinery is exactly the same as that used in China and Russia. Former Director of Friends of the Earth and Founder of Forum for the Future, Jonathon Porritt has blasted the […] …

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On this day 20 Years ago, 20 Miles from Sellafield – The Man from the Govnt says NO to Felling the Rusland Beeches

page 43 12th June 1997 Man from the Dept of Environment says NO! Hurray!!! Simon Pryce concluded “The beeches are a significant feature of the valley and make a considerable contribution to its character and amenity. There is NO JUSTIFICATION for felling them all on safety grounds and individuals could be retained for several decades.” […] …

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Coal: Cumbria Tops Trump

  This time last week a planning application was delivered to Cumbria County Council's Kendal offices for the first coal mine in England for 30 years. The following day there was universal condemnation of  Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.  In contrast to the vehement condemnation of Trump's support for coal,  there  has been …

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Game of Nuclear Thrones Aims to Keep Public Opposition at Arms Length and the Unions baying for public subsidy?

After months of Toshiba Westinghouse's rather faux bankruptcy and the "on hold" status of Moorside, now (once again) China is in the news as being an "interested party."  Meanwhile the nuclear obsessed unions are baying for ever more public subsidy for new nuclear build despite the growing evidence that nuclear provides negative equity in both …

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Petition and Postcards to Support Hanna Poddig who blockaded a train of Uranium Hexaflouride and is now in Prison

Please show your support:   Hanna and her friends blocked a train carrying depleted uranium hexafluoride, running unannounced through densely populated areas in Germany. In case of a rail accident, this waste would have contaminated a vast region. In relation to that entirely peaceful and significant protest, bringing attention to the unacceptable nuclear hazards, Hannah Poddig …

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