NuGen’s Parent Company Loses £Millions – No Worries Though! Plenty of Slush Funds for Greenwashing Moorside

The Whitehaven News reports today on the worst kept secret that Toshiba is financially torpedoing. Still not to worry eh, there are still slush funds aplenty to greenwash the increasingly despised Moorside plan.  Apart from NuGen (100% Toshiba) the other two sponsors are the Copeland Community Fund ( this fund doles out the £millions Cumbria …

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Nuclear Beautifying Smoke and Mirrors to Hoodwink ?

Letter from Radiation Free Lakeland: “31st July 2017 Dear Royal Institute of British Architects and Landscape Institute, Nuclear Beautifying Competitions –Endorsing the Safety of New Nuclear Reactors? Amber Rudd the (then) Energy Secretary made statements in 2015 that new nuclear power stations must be designed to look beautiful in order to garner essential public support. […] …

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Nuclear Power Farts Rainbows -Official!

This isn’t a spoof, wish it was it would be the best ever. Remember back in 2015 when the then Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, said: “new nuclear power stations must be designed to look beautiful to garner essential public support” This is the result of that blue sky thinking. “A new proposal could lead to …

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Fukushima nuclear disaster: former Tepco executives go on trial — nuclear-news

Three men plead not guilty to professional negligence in the only criminal action targeting officials since the triple meltdown From left, former Tepco executives Tsunehisa Katsumata, Ichiro Takekuro and Sakae Muto arriving at court in Tokyo on Friday. Three former executives with the operator of the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have pleaded […] via …

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Will They, Won’t They? KEPCO In or Out – Either way We Must #StopMoorside

FT 28th June 2017, South Korea’s nuclear shares took a hit from the new government’s anti-nuclear policy, a day after president Moon Jae-in decided to suspend construction of two partially built nuclear reactors. Mr Moon said on Tuesday the construction of Shin Kori No 5 and Shin Kori No 6 in Busan, the country’s second-largest […] …

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Toshiba is Out..So…What stunt will Govnt pull next to try and force dangerous new reactors near Sellafield??

Images of "Moorside"  ie the several farms, ancient woodland, moss and floodplain of the river Ehen that this govnt is desperate to build three dangerous new nuclear reactors on. In the Times... Moorside "The troubled engineering giant Toshiba is preparing to mothball its project to build a £15bn-plus nuclear power station in Cumbria. NuGen, the …

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Toshiba “survival at stake”

article in Power Engineering International Note ..Wonder why our UK nuclear regulators gave the rubberstamp to the AP1000 when the company behind it is in financial disarray ...was it to help them out and keep the Moorside diabolic plan on track regardless ?? http://www.powerengineeringint.com/articles/2017/04/uk-nuclear-project-in-doubt-as-toshiba-admits-survival-at-stake.html?cmpid=enl_pei_peidigest_2017-04-13&email_address=arnie@fairewinds.org&eid=294689873&bid=1722712 UK nuclear project in doubt as Toshiba admits survival at stake …

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The Bog Holes and the River Ehen being Trashed by Toshiba..New Year New Crimes?

FRom this time last year ..an excellent Blogger  "It Happens" wrote the following ...now more urgent than ever with the financially troubled Toshiba let loose and already trashing this special, fragile and already vulnerable place  in such close proximity to Sellafield.  New Years Resolution .........#StopMoorside "FRIDAY, 1 JANUARY 2016 Why don't you build on flood …

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Dr Paul Dorfman on BBC – TOSHIBA Paid Over the Odds for Westinghouse

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04kt3g4 Here's a quite long interview with Dr Paul Dorfman on the implications of Toshiba nuclear collapse in Yesterdays BBC Business Report, 11.18 mins into the programme:  World Business Report - BBC World Service   So Toshiba paid over the odds for Westinghouse thinking it was a cash cow guaranteed by our nuclear obsessed government.   …

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Nuclear Tosh(iba) Reigns Supreme While Cumbria is Stitched Up

Nuclear Tosh(iba) Reigns Supreme While Cumbria is Stitched Up By Those Who Should Be Protecting People and this Magical Corner of the Planet As the first consultation for Moorside drew to a close on the 25th July the company behind NuGen, Toshiba was caught cooking the books while Cumbria County Council waxed lyrical about "nuclear aspirations". …

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