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Fracking Sellafield?


New Exclusion Zone for Sellafield Accident Lake Disctrict Nuclear Park

Sometime in the next day or so The Communities Secretary is going to make a decision whether to overrule Councillors and communities who have said no to fracking in Lancashire.  The risk of seismic activity brought on by fracking has been well highlighted.  But missing in the risk analysis is the cluster  of nuclear installations in the North.  Capenhurst in Cheshire enriches uranium, producing highly dangerous  uranium Hexaflouride gas.  Springfields inbetween Blackpool and Preston then turns this gas into fuel rods, they supply countries worldwide. Once the fuel has been spent in nuclear power plants,  it gets loaded onto the railway on its tortuous trip up the dilapidated railroads of the West Coast of Cumbria  to Sellafield.   At Sellafield the fuel ends up in nitric acids and cooling ponds where it sits for decades.  There is “a plan” to dump intermediate and high level wastes…

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October 6, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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