Questions following the Environment and Health West Cumbria Site Stakeholder Meeting

The following are a few of the excellent questions and thoughts posed by Neil from RaFL arising from the West Cumbria Site Stakeholder Meeting last week at Cleator Moor on 29th Nov.  It takes a strong stomach to look at this stuff without the blinkers on. Those present for Sellafield -Dr Richard Hill, Prof. Paul …

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Report from Fukushima – Talk in Keswick

A visitor from Japan will be in Keswick tomorrow (Saturday 24th) to give a "Report from Fukushima."   This is more relevant than ever to our region with Cumbria County Council leaders and MPs clamouring like a modern day ship of fools for dangerous new nuclear build on green fields next to Sellafield.  With cracked and …

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URGENT Please Support Kirkby Moor Windfarm

I have just written this on behalf of Radiation Free Lakeland - please send your own letter of support for keeping Kirkby Moor Windfarm There is also a Petition Please do use the letter below for ideas.... To The Planning Inspectorate, Via Email to: leanne.palmer@pins.gsi.gov.uk Kirkby Moor Wind Farm Renewal, Appeal reference number: APP/M0933 Dear …

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“NUKILLER IS KILLING US AND POISONING THE LAND,AIR & SEA” Extinction Rebellion ?

  Last night while thousands of activists including from Cumbria descended on London for the Extinction Rebellion protests, a small protest by two dedicated anti-nuclear activists took place outside the Beacon in Whitehaven. The protest in Cumbria was to mark the VIP Preview of a "Celebration" of the "Art of Reprocessing."    Reprocessing is the chemical …

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Celebrating Nuclear Disaster #ThanksThorp

There is a cringeworthy celebration fest going on in Cumbria. While most industries celebrate their successes, the nuclear industry loves nothing better than celebrating catastrophic financial failure and the disastrous burden of long term toxic pollution. "The Art of Reprocessing" is a most pukeworthy "celebration".  The nuclear industry and its partner in crime,  our government, …

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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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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.  

Does anti-nuclear protest not count now as environmental protest?

Duncan Ball - Sentenced to 2 years for protesting against Sellafield. We stand in condemnation of the jail sentences handed out to the anti-fracking activists and believe they should be awarded medals instead of jail sentences.  It was widely reported that these were the first jail sentences to be handed out in decades for environmental …

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Nuclear: Costing the Earth, Lakes, Rivers and Sea

  Nuclear is costing more than £££s.  It costs us our fresh water, our rivers, lakes, our seas, our health.  Many thanks to Cumbria and Lancashire CND for getting this excellent letter into the Lancaster Guardian, Bravo!. WATER USAGE Nuclear is costly. The rain returned several weeks ago and our gardens and fields have returned …

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The Lake District’s Freshwater is “Safeguarding National Security”! Talk at New Horizons in St Annes, Nr Blackpool.

Many thanks to New Horizons  for inviting Radiation Free Lakeland tomorrow evening. Doors Open at 7.30 for 8.00pm start - free refreshments For ten years now Radiation Free Lakeland have been flagging up the nuclear industry's eyewatering use of our most precious resource,  freshwater.  For ten years the main stream media have shied away from …

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