Fracking: Nuclear Fools

It has taken some doing but at last a national media outlet has exposed the close proximity of fracking operations on the Fylde to the UKs nuclear fuel site, 'Springfields'. Good on Private Eye for breaking the silence. Check out page 37 of Private Eye 16th Nov ... here is a small extract of the …

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Nukiller Sacred Cow: Springfields Nuclear Fuels is a Seismic “High Hazard” Installation on the Fylde.

On the 19th October there was a much publicised seismic event on the Fylde measuring a magnitude of 0.3ML. The previous day's micro-seismic events  in the area at the end of the horizontal shale gas well currently being fracked by Cuadrilla. measured -0.2, -0.8 and -0.3 magnitude. What was NOT publicised in ANY of the press, …

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What?! No Evacuation Plan?

Bravo to anti-fracking campaigners for getting an interim injunction on fracking at PNR on safety and the lack of evacuation plans. We have sent a letter to Springfields, the UKs nuclear fuel manufacturing plant as the safety concerns overlap and are magnified with these two industries in such close proximity. Dear Springfields Fuels, Westinghouse, We …

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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.  

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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Westinghouse in the US – this is the same company runs Springfields slap bang in the middle of Cuadrilla’s fracking operations.

There has been a virtual media black out on this in the US.  Similarly here in the UK Westinghouse enjoys a cloak of secrecy over its operations so much so that many of those opposing fracking on the Fylde are unaware that the UKS nuclear fuel manufacturing plant (the first in the world) is slap …

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Ask Your MP – WHERE IS THE RESEARCH on Fracking and Nuclear Traffic on the Same Rural Road?

Dear Friends, Despite petitions, letters and demonstrations the powers that be are ignoring our plea to Stop Fossil Fuel Extraction Near Nuclear Installations. This makes us more determined that we continue the fight with renewed vigour. Because the war to Stop Fossil Fuel Extraction Near Nuclear has not been won we have to fight individual …

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Uranium Hexafluoride on the Same Roads as Fracking – You can Help Stop This.

Please help if you can - donations big or small or equally valuable actions to take below.... This shocking photo of uranium hexafluoride (UF6) containers was taken recently at the UKs Nuclear Fuel manufacturing plant (Springfields). It is on the fracking company, Cuadrilla's, proposed HGV route to Roseacre Wood and just off Preston New Road. …

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4th Installment of the Springfields Archive: Come Clean About Radioactive Canal Silt “radiation poisoning killed our daughters.”

This is the Fourth Installment of our series: The Springfields Archive. This was published in the Lancashire Evening Post in 2001.  What the Post doesn't mention is that Joe McMaster was a chemist at the Springfields Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing plant. CANAL BOSSES ARE URGED TO COME CLEAN OVER SILT "Furious protesters have asked bosses of …

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