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Groups Slam Plan to Stack Shipping Containers of Nuclear Waste Ever Higher Beside the Irish Sea Near Drigg

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Note stacking; proximity to the Irish Sea; rust; pooling water. It is in the rainiest part of England: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/the-northerner/2015/dec/09/cumbria-is-the-wettest-part-of-england-dont-scrimp-on-flood-defences This nuclear waste dump is officially expected to collapse due to coastal erosion. There is nothing low-level about the waste found within it, either. The operators are a consortium of California based URS (AECOM), Swedish Studsvik, and French State owned AREVA. British Serco is an affiliate. The owner is the British government (NDA).
Drigg Stacked Nuclear Waste Shipping Crates NDA-Crown Copyright, OGL
Drigg Nuclear Waste Shipping Containers Rust NDA-Crown Copyright, OGL
Screen shots from official LLWR Video (NDA-Crown Copyright, OGL) https://youtu.be/NJkpLmzzWHE

Location:
Drigg map

On how to take action here: https://mariannewildart.wordpress.com/2016/07/03/lock-the-gate-on-drigg-nuclear-waste-site-15th-july-in-kendal

Many man-made radionuclides at Drigg LLWR are lethal for thousands and even millions of years: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2016/07/12/what-radionuclides-are-at-drigg-nuclear-waste-dump-near-the-irish-sea-many-still-lethal-after-natural-erosion-expected-to-undermine-it-still-time-to-oppose-drigg-decision-15th-july/ Collapse of the Drigg dump is officially expected: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2016/07/10/drigg-nuclear-waste-dump-menaced-by-coastal-erosion-foreign-companies-profit-uk-taxpayer-holds-liability-still-time-to-oppose-decision-15th-july/

From Radiation Free Lakeland:

PRESS NOTICE LOCK THE GATE ON DRIGG –

THE UK’s NUCLEAR DUMP for “Low Level Waste”

Anti Nuclear and Citizen Groups slam the plan to stack shipping containers ever higher…

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July 14, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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