Children and Turtles Used for Nuclear Grooming

The nuclear industry’s latest publicity stunt carried out on 17th September is worthy of Goebbels. The Moorside Mafia: NuGen (Toshiba and Engie) invited local schoolchildren on a “community beach clean at Seascale Beach in a bid to create a better environment for marine wildlife – including Myrtle, the company’s famous adopted leatherback turtle” The leatherback turtle …

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More Spin on Moorside – Europes Biggest Nuclear Disaster in the Making

Moorside is billed as  the proposal for "Europe's Biggest Nuclear Development"  An equally accurate description would be: MOORSIDE: EUROPE'S BIGGEST PROPOSED NUCLEAR DISASTER The following is spin, smoke and mirrors from the nuclear industry:  Don't believe the hype. These AP1000 are not proven technology, they are not operational anywhere.  They would produce waste even hotter …

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Alfred Wainwright’s “Atomic Carbuncle” Or Amber Rudd’s “Beautiful Nuclear”?

Alfred Wainwright famously called Calder Hall an "atomic carbuncle."  That was in the halcyon days when the nuclear sprawl at Sellafield was so much smaller. Now Amber Rudd, the Secretary of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change is urging "beautiful" new nuclear build.   When I see Sellafield I see: *uranium mines …

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Whose idea was it to scrap democracy in order to dump nuclear wastes?

Radiation Free Lakeland and others are asking: Just whose idea was it to plan to scrap democracy in order to dump nuclear wastes? Was the bright idea given to Government by the PR firm Copper Consulting? Copper Consultancy a PR firm with offices in London, Bristol, Suffolk and most recently Cumbria, told the Department of …

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Moorside would be “Chernobyl on Steroids”

Arnie Gundersen blows the whistle on Moorside in the Business Section of The Independent.  It has to be asked "where are the investigative environmental journalists?"  Are they all On Message with government's new build agenda?  The local press so far appear to be far more interested in Keswick School banning Arnie Gundersen than in the …

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Open Letter to Lord Melvyn Bragg in the News and Star and Cumberland News

OPEN LETTER TO LORD BRAGG published in the News and Star (26.3.15) and The Cumberland News (27.3.15) I am sure you would agree that the hard-won planning protections for ancient monuments and special sites of conservation should not be scrapped in Cumbria. This is what is being proposed right now, with Cumbria specifically in mind. …

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