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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Enriching the Future with Uranium? No Thanks!

Look what was happening this sunday in leafy Cheshire!  Who knew?? The STOP URENCO Declaration was read out by dedicated folk who would hesitate to call themselves Protectors.  That is what they are though in a BIG way.  They made the journey to Capenhurst in Cheshire to remind us all that enough is enough of …

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“Let them Burn Plutonium! ” ???

This Telegraph article , and similar in other media suggests that plutonium is classified as a waste.  It is'nt, It SHOULD be, but it isn't. This is what the NDA say about nuclear waste:  "If it is assumed that the baseline inventory, as set out in the Managing Radioactive Waste White Paper (but excluding plutonium …

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The Beautiful Game? EXPORT OF URANIUM PRODUCTS TO RUSSIA FROM PRESTON “IS IMPORTANT” to the UK.

The following has been sent to investigative journalists (too busy) and national press (studiously ignored) .  This Ball is WAY Too Hot to Handle? The Beautiful Nuclear Game? Uranium Hexaflouride arriving at the Springfields Nuclear Fuel Plant May 10th 2018 Most people have heard of the battle to stop fracking in Lancashire, but just what …

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This Thursday Radiation Free Lakeland will be at PNR – and then onto the front line of the civil military nuclear industry a stones throw away @SPRINGFIELDS

Images:  Springfields makes all the UKs nuclear fuel (and overseas too) / Nukiller Waste is Too Much to Bear /  Containers of Uranium Hexaflouride stacked up at the Springfields site (Springfields is on the same narrow country road proposed for fracking vehicles to Roseacre wood) NUKILLER WASTES MADE IN PRESTON:  TOO MUCH TO BEAR Thursday …

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Westinghouse Saved – Who Knew? We did! Come on and Join the Resistance to the Nuclear Mafia.

As we predicted Westinghouse has been bailed out by an asset management company.  The nuclear industry will not under any circumstances, apart from huge public outcry and condemnation, be allowed to go belly up.  This means that Westinghouse in Preston will be hoping to gear up to supply all new nuclear reactors here (and overseas …

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60 years on Remembering the Windscale Fire

Monday outside the Springfields Nuclear Fuel Manufacturing plant to remember the Windscale Fire, the first major nuclear disaster in the UK. Springfields Near Preston is where the diabolic nuclear fuel was made and is still being made. We remember the voluntary bravery of the Windscale workers and the involuntary bravery of all those unacknowledged babies, …

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Nuclear Hotseat – Activist Fightback in the North of England

Many thanks NuclearHotseat and Libbe HaLevy for inviting Radiation Free Lakeland on this weeks podcast of the excellent Nuclear Hotseat: You can find Nuclear Hotseat here - its well worth a listen - not just this week but EVERY week for up to date news, analysis and activist fight back. On this weeks Podcast..... Marianne …

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Putting a Hex on You!

The following are questions that Close Capenhurst are asking - Radiation Free Lakeland agree that this is concerning to say the least.  Capenhurst and Springfields are the beginning of the nuclear fuel chain ....the end is at Sellafield (and dispersed to the environment) The Depleted Uranium Hexaflouride (Hex) Conversion Process - QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS How …

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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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