“Implementing Geological Disposal” ? – NO THANKS!!!

"Implementing Geological Disposal"- the push for geological disposal is all about the plan to build more nuclear reactors, more plutonium and tritium for the military and has nothing whatsoever to do with protecting  future generations from radioactive wastes .  Radioactive wastes have the potential to make this planet uninhabitable for eons to come and are …

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French Paper, Le Monde Exposes the Close Proximity of Sellafield to the Crazy Cumbrian Coal Mine Plan

Published in Le Monde on the 15th April Many thanks to Le Monde for going where our national press fears to tread.... ”There has been no discussion, no research on the potential dangers of the proximity of this nuclear waste”, denounces Marianne Birkby, member of the Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole. Founded by the …

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From Cumbria to London Over 1500 PEOPLE ASK THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO CALL IN THE CRAZY COAL MINE DECISION 

PRESS NOTICE   From Cumbria to London Over 1500 PEOPLE ASK THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO CALL IN THE CRAZY COAL MINE DECISION  "This coal mine should have been stopped on climate grounds alone, never mind that the site is so close to Sellafield, the most hazardous nuclear installation in Europe.    The Councillors who …

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World Oceans Day: Do Your Bit 2 Protect the Irish Sea

This Friday, June 8th is World Oceans Day. Here is a little film about two of the BIG Threats to the Lake District Coast and the Irish Sea. https://youtu.be/3Wvm3yisLwc The Lake District's Coast is under extreme threat. There is a plan for new nuclear and new coal. Both are being touted as a "good thing." …

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Join Bernie the Polar Bear: Keep that Coal in the Hole Next to Sellafield!

Join Bernie the Polar Bear: Keep That Coal in the Hole Next to Sellafield! Bernie the Polar Bear will be joining us on thursday 7th Dec as we gather outside The Beacon, Museum, Whitehaven at 11am for a walk to Keep Cumbrian Coal in the Hole.  West Cumbria Mining are also holding an open day …

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Big Thanks to Scisco Media for Publishing Article on the Cumbrian Coal Mine

There is almost universal silence on this coal mine plan from the national media apart from the occasionally parroted press release from the developers. So BIG THANKS to Scisco Media for publishing the following! The China Connection: First Deep Coal Mine in The UK for 30 Years Follow the Cumbrian Coal Mine money….all the way […] …

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Coal Mine : Impact Upon Marine and Coastal Environment – says National Trust

West Cumbria Mining plan to use existing disused Anhydrite Mine drifts to access new coal seams under the Irish Sea. This would involve pumping old contaminated water from the flooded anhydrite mine drifts into the Irish Sea causing a double whammy of pollution for marine life and stress on the existing hydrology of West Cumbria. […] …

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Environment Agency, Friends of the Earth and Others Object to Coal Plan So Why Don’t We Know about it?

This weeks Whitehaven News carries a triumphant article straight from West Cumbria Mining’s press release? -( if only our press releases were given such unquestioning prestige) A little of their own research on Cumbria County Council’s website would have told newspaper editors the following… “We are particularly concerned in regard to the potential impact upon […] …

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Two Months to Stop A Coal Mine: Plans to mine under the Irish Sea just 5 miles from Sellafield

MANY THANKS to everyone who has written to oppose the coal mine. We now have a period of time to build a campaign against this plan “The earliest Committee the application could be presented to is the 20 September 2017. Representations received after the report has been finalised (usually 10 days before the Committee meeting) […] …

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Why is West Cumbria Coal Mining Advisor Hiding Down Under In Oz? Earthquakes, Sellafield Nuclear Site and Methane Mix? — Mining Awareness

Comment deadline is July 10th. For more info: https://keepcumbriancoalinthehole.wordpress.com Donald Anthony Carroll is listed as a Company Director/Advisor for WEST CUMBRIA MINING (HOLDINGS) LIMITED and WEST CUMBRIA MINING LIMITED. He is actually “hiding” “Down Under” because his country of residence is Australia and his Nationality is Australian. However, that puts both him and the Investment […] …

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