Drigg is one of the least known radioactive waste dumps.
During World War two it was an explosives factory.
For a history of the explosives plant see: –
Factories at Drigg and Sellafield made the high explosive TNT using a variety of potetntial dangerous chemical processes.
Thousands of tons of Radioactive waste are now stored at the site, which is just 7 minutes by train from Sellafield, and runs along a coastal walk.
Our concerns include the high possibility of flooding at the site, and how radioactivity could leak from the dump in to the environment.
We have done some campaigning to stop more waste being dumped at the site, but what’s really needed is more people to take up this work.
RADIATION FREE LAKELAND
The following links are to found upon the Radiation Free Lakeland website.
Field Notes from the”Delegated Decision” to Sweep Ever More Nuclear Waste Under the West Coast at Drigg
LOCK THE GATE ON DRIGG – STOP THE OPEN DOOR POLICY TO NUCLEAR WASTE
Groups Slam Plan to Stack Shipping Containers of Nuclear Waste Ever Higher Beside the Irish Sea Near Drigg
DRIGG DECISION: ‘We are Caught in a Trap, No Way Out, Because We Love Nuclear Waste Too Much’ ?