To fully appreciate why we need to focus upon what goes on at Capenhurst, just focus for a while upon the climate changing aspects of Uranium mining, and the issue of land rights within those regions.
This is just one example of how these issues are being challenged: – Aboriginal Elders Face Off with Uranium Mining Co. in the Australian Outback
They need our support !
Nukiller Sites – News Round Up.
The BIG NEWS is that Toshiba has decided to pull out of the project to build a new reactor at Moorside.
Now Read on:-
While there is still a danger that a new reactor might be build at Suffolk.
Windscale, Springfields, Fracking, and Hex.
Following on from the event we held outside of the Springfields plant on the 61st anniversary of the Windscale fire, there has been a lot on the press about the Fracking sites in the area.
Yet very little has been published about the Hex in the plant, and how it is transport along country lanes from Capenhurst.
Now Private Eye has broken the silence: –
Rossing Uranium Mine.
The RTZ Rossing Uranium Mine in Namibia will be very familiar to anyone who was active in an earlier age while campaigning against Apartheid. While the activities of the company have been the subject of Shareholders actions by Partizans (People against Rio Tinto and its Subsidiaries).
In November the company announced that it will sell its remaining 60% ownership in the mine to the China National Uranium Corporation Limited.
News In Brief
Tyson H Burridge provide:- ‘General Haulage, Hazardous Waste Transportation, Warehousing & Commercial Vehicle Maintenance Services throughout Cumbria and the UK’.
One of their vehicles was recently spotted inside the Capenhurst site.
Civil Nukiller police.
The Chief Constable of the CNC [ Civil Nukiller police ] is to depart next year.
The Stop Hinkley Campaign Newsletter [ December 2018 ] is online now.
AWE Waste to Cumbria.
The Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) plan to send up to 5,000 barrels of Higher Activity Waste to Sellafield for treatment and storage.
Anniversaries and Forthcoming Events
Kick Nuclear will be holding an evening vigil outside of the Japanese Embassy on Friday March 8th, and a march on Saturday March 16th.
The full details will shortly be posted upon the Kick Nuclear Website.
April 26th – Chernobyl Day
On Saturday April 27th SNNA will be holding an event outside of the Springfields plant.
Next may it will be the 40 anniversary of the Torness Occupation.
Aside from marking this as the last major anti-nukiller action on a now completed green field site, it might also worth while making the point about this is now a dangerously ageing reactor.
October 10th – 62 years since the Windscale Fire.
We will be organising another event to mark this anniversary.
Details about this will be announced next year.
If anyone wishes to join us on any of our regular leafleting sessions about nukiller waste trains, or wants a speaker on any aspect of the dangers inherent with the use of nukiller power, then please let us know.