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The #FusionDoctrine #RIPA #JTRIG effect on the blog statistics causes a 50% decline from Google search

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Posted by Shaun McGee aka arclight2011 on the 2nd April 2018

OK I have been harping on about this issue for some time and bothered to sit down and go through all the stats on nuclear-news.net to see if I could find any patterns.

Firstly, its worth looking at the years 2013/2014 when Theresa May as Home Office minister signed off on a Special Branch (MI5) action that left me homeless and without a job which I put up with as I was chased around the UK and Wales until I could run no more and had spent all my savings and credit lines to friends and colleagues. Then I was chased out of the UK for being a naughty Blogger smashing the nuclear industry and Facebook, Twiiter etc reduced the reach of this blog. T. May also updated the Official Secrets Act to include nearly everything in April 2014.

Secondly, came June 2017 when Theresa May, as Prime minister, called in the Social Media Giants to Parliament where she instructed them to filter out “Fake News” ie activists, NGO`s journalists and bloggers in conjunction with the USA authorities and even Democracy Now was targeted for serious Google search filtering.

Thirdly, Terrible May pushed for the RIPA laws that made legal that which was illegal (Human Rights stuff). Then this year she capped it off with a dose of the “Fusion Doctrine” making legal that which Special Branch was doing illegally to people like me, George Galloway and many others all supported by the most intrusive civilian spy system known to man ref E. Snowden.

It took me ages waiting for enough stats to come in to prove definitively that this blog stats have been manipulated as has many others (mostly without knowing it). For our regular subs, this will be no surprise but here are the stats in a nice clean spreadsheet so you can see the patterns and timing for yourselves.

I am sure I have a lot more to say about this but I will cut short the diatribe and just present you all with the evidence. You need to request our email service which will deliver the posts in full if you want to be informed about the nuclear madness currently happening in the world if you value you family and friends health and well being. Get active, the more there are the harder it is for the authorities to keep track of what is going on. As John Pilger said he has never seen things this bad!! And he is absolutely correct, the evidence is there if you can get around the filtering of information that is currently happening.

In the spreadsheet below are the referrals to the blog;

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April 2, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The problem with the BBC and Brexit – Response to Scientists for the EU

If I was a betting man I would say that the UK Gov will use Pesco funding and EU citizens rights as a bulwark against the EU Tax avoidance law and concede to a Norway style EEA agreement.. but they surely are not doing that? It is what the Atlantic Alliance would go for (ie NATO) as the UK could then continue as the leading country defending Northern region Fascist Latvia etc as agreed last year giving EU PESCO command of the southern region. So actually all this is a distraction for the plebs and copy for the journalists .. Just saying

UPDATE; Another helpful EU agency is apparently ESMA (security and markets authority) they have currently scared the living daylights out of many companies selling high risk financial ‘trading’ services…

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BBC have failed public on quality education over Brexit. As they launch an investigation into themselves – here’s how they could fix the problem with a more evidence-based approach.

Follow “Scientists for EU” on Facebook, G+ and Twitter (@Scientists4EU), subscribe to our YouTube channel – and see our website (scientistsforeu.uk)

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Posted by Shaun McGee aka arclight2011

2 April 2018

Some food for thought here.. On the 1st January 2019 the EU will enact a new policy concerning tax policy and transparency issues concerning the same. Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive https://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/business/company-tax/anti-tax-avoidance-package/anti-tax-avoidance-directive_en

And the BBC has a pension fund;

“…BBC pension fund

One can also look at the top 20 equity holdings held by the BBC pension fund – of course, the BBC being behind the Panorama programme which aired on Sunday night on the Paradise Papers.The scheme has substantial investments in the following:

Google…

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April 2, 2018 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Nuclear lobby no longer touts Peaceful Nuclear Power – now it’s Essential for Nuclear Weapons

Should Nuclear Energy Be a U.S. National Security Concern? Inside Sources  March 29, 2018 by Erin Mundahl    Sixty years ago, nuclear power was the energy of the future, promising a nearly limitless supply of clean, cheaper power. That future has yet to arrive. In fact, today, utilities are increasingly transitioning out of nuclear generation, shuttering aging reactors and shelving plans to reinvest in new technology. This is more than just a shift from one fuel to another, says David Gattie, an associate professor of environmental engineering at the University of Georgia. The decline in interest in nuclear energy has significant impacts on America’s national security.

April 2, 2018 Posted by | spinbuster, USA, weapons and war | Leave a comment

Has the world forgotten the catastrophic danger if a plutonium-powered space rocket crashed to Earth

Beyond Nuclear 31st March 2018, President Trump has announced that he wants the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to “lead an innovative space exploration program to send American astronauts back to the moon, and eventually
Mars.” But the risks such ventures would entail have scarcely been touched upon.

For those of us who watched Ron Howard’s nail-biter of a
motion picture, Apollo 13, and for others who remember the real-life drama
as it unfolded in April 1970, collective breaths were held that the
three-man crew would return safely to Earth. They did.

What hardly anyone remembers now — and certainly few knew at the time — was that the
greater catastrophe averted was not just the potential loss of three lives,
tragic though that would have been. There was a lethal cargo on board that,
if the craft had crashed or broken up, might have cost the lives of
thousands and affected generations to come. It is a piece of history so
rarely told that NASA has continued to take the same risk over and over
again, as well as before Apollo 13. And that risk is to send rockets into
space carrying the deadliest substance ever created by humans: plutonium.
https://beyondnuclearinternational.org/2018/03/31/the-real-houston-problem/

April 2, 2018 Posted by | safety, technology | Leave a comment

Japan warns that North Korea is digging new tunnel, “preparing for nuclear test”

North Korea is ‘preparing for nuclear test by digging tunnel’   http://www.news.com.au/world/asia/north-korea-is-preparing-for-nuclear-test-by-digging-tunnel/news-story/69fe873a70328b72addac06b9924c3d2  JAPAN has warned that North Korea is “doing everything possible” to prepare for the next nuclear test by digging a new tunnel. 

NORTH Korea is gearing up for a new nuclear test by digging an underground tunnel, Japan has warned.

The country’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono said: “[North Korea] is doing everything possible to prepare for the next nuclear test: it is currently extracting earth from an underground tunnel where the previous test was carried out.”

The minister said previously the secretive state “does not reveal its intentions to the outside world in terms of denuclearisation”.

The claim comes just days after Kim Jong-un promised to bin his beloved nuclear weapons if he could be guaranteed security and US military threats against North Korea were to stop.

At the end of last year the tyrant declared his country a fully fledged nuclear power after launching a new missile he claimed was capable of hitting anywhere on the planet.

Nuclear devices are often tested underground to prevent radioactive material released in the explosion reaching the surface and contaminating the environment — this method also ensures a degree of secrecy.

The release of radiation from an underground nuclear explosion — an effect known as “venting” — would give away clues to the technical composition and size of a country’s device.

A test site is carefully geologically surveyed to ensure suitability — usually in a place well away from population centres.

The nuclear device is placed into a drilled hole or tunnel usually between 200-800m below the surface, and several metres wide. Last year a tunnel at an underground North Korean nuclear site was said to have collapsed.

Up to 200 people were thought to have died at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in the northeast of the country.

The accident was believed to have been caused by Kim Jong-un’s sixth nuclear test which weakened the mountain, according to the report.

Former British Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon previously warned that Britain is at risk from North Korea’s long-range nuclear missile program as some cities are closer than American targets.

Revised estimates suggest the total number of missiles the rogue state has is believed to be between 13 and 21.

And the regime is estimated to have at least four nuclear warheads.

Satellite images of Jong-un’s main missile test site in August revealed North Korea’s weapons were more powerful than initially thought.

Careful analysis of North Korean tests sites, using images from Planet, reveal the regime has been gradually building up the size of its missiles.

April 2, 2018 Posted by | North Korea, weapons and war | Leave a comment

UK’s secret air transport of nuclear wastes – a cause for concern

“Transporting nuclear waste is a risky business”. “It is disturbing to discover we are now using an extra airbase in heavily populated areas for a stop-off to transport nuclear waste”. “There is no truly safe way to move this nuclear waste from A to B”.

Top secret flights carrying NUCLEAR WASTE from Britain to US ‘to run until late next year’, Mirror UK, By JIM LAWSON 1 APR 2018

Four US Air Force flights carrying highly enriched uranium from Dounreay power station in the Scottish Highlands are said to have left Wick John O’Groats airport bound for South Carolina.  Top secret fights taking nuclear waste between Britain and the US will reportedly continue until late next year.

Four US Air Force flights carrying highly enriched uranium from Dounreay power station in the Scottish Highlands are said to have left Wick John O’Groats airport bound for South Carolina.

 Yet authorities have never confirmed any of the deliveries.

Dounreay, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, Police Scotland, the Civil Nuclear Constabulary and Wick Airport all refused to comment when asked.

Details of the flights apparently became public when Highland Council informed residents about road closures surrounding the airport – as it is legally obliged to do so. An order published last week was said to be code for “nuclear waste on the move”, suggesting the next consignment could be imminent.

The authority’s notice, published in two local newspapers, said: “The order has been made by reason that the council, as highway authority , is satisfied that traffic on the road should be restricted due to the likelihood of danger to the public.” It adds: “The purpose of the order is to enable abnormal load movements”.

The order will run from yesterday to September 30, 2019 with up to seven more flights expected during the period, it was reported.

A deal to transport highly enriched uranium – the basic building block for making a nuclear bomb – to be flown from Wick to the US was trumpeted by then Prime Minister David Cameron in 2016.

……..Highlands and Islands MSP John Finnie said: “Transporting nuclear waste is a risky business. By using two airports you are doubling the take-offs and landing in this country, which doubles the risk.

“It is disturbing to discover we are now using an extra airbase in heavily populated areas for a stop-off to transport nuclear waste”.

…….. Dr. Richard Dixon, director of Friends of the Earth, said flatly: “There is no truly safe way to move this nuclear waste from A to B”.

A spokesman for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority said: “Our priority is to comply with the regulations governing the safety and security of nuclear material.  Compliance with the regulations includes protecting information about the routes, times, dates and location”.

Flights left Britain on September 17, 2016, June 3, 2017, September 16, 2017 and December 9, 2017, it was reported. Wick John O’Groats airport is closed to civilian aircraft on Saturdays.https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/top-secret-flights-carrying-nuclear-12287170

April 2, 2018 Posted by | safety, UK | Leave a comment

Closing down of Fukushima nuclear power plant has skyrocketed to US$75 billion

Oil Price 30th March 2018, The decommissioning of the Fukushima nuclear power plant will cost an
annual US$2 billion (220 billion yen) until 2021, an unnamed source told
the Japan Times. Half of the money will be used to tackle the radioactive
water buildup at the site of the plant and for removing radioactive fuel
from the fuel pools. A small amount of funds will be used to research ways
of retreating melted fuel from the reactors that got damaged during the
2011 tsunami disaster.

The US$6 billion for the three years is only part of
the total estimated cost for taking Fukushima out of operation. The total
decommissioning tally came in at US$75 billion (8 trillion yen), as
estimated by the specially set up Nuclear Damage Compensation and
Decommissioning Facilitation Corp (NDF).

That’s four times more than the initial estimate of the costs around the NPP’s decommissioning. Now theoperator of Fukushima, Tepco, and the NDF are due to submit their financial plan for the facility to the government for approval by the energy industry
minister. In addition to the US$6 billion allocated for the cleanup, Tepco
will spend another US$1.88 billion (200 billion yen) on preparing to start
extracting the melted fuel from the three damaged reactors. This seems to
be the biggest challenge for the cleanup efforts because of the still high
radiation levels as well as technical difficulties. https://oilprice.com/Latest-Energy-News/World-News/Total-Tally-For-Fukushima-Decommission-Is-75-Billion.html

April 2, 2018 Posted by | Fukushima continuing | Leave a comment

Irish Government ‘dozing at wheel’ over UK nuclear power plans

Irish Times 29th March 2018, Irish Government and public urged to comment on Hinkley facility before April
17th. The UK’s nuclear power expansion programme, including the building
of the Hinkley Point C facility in Somerset, poses an unacceptable risk to
the island of Ireland, according to an alliance of political parties and
environmental groups.

Green Party Senator Grace O’Sullivan said the
Government “has been dozing at the wheel… and essentially failed the
Irish people because we have not had timely opportunity to be consulted”
about Hinkley, which is located less than 250km from south east Ireland.

Speaking at a press conference in Dublin, she said the UK government was
found to have failed to consult neighbouring states under the UN Espoo
Convention. After a five-year legal battle, in which Irish environmental
groups – An Taisce, Friends of the Irish Environment and the
Environmental Pillar – fought to uphold the rights of the Irish public,
“a long overdue consultation” began on February 20th. “People can
make their submissions to their relevant local authority. We strongly
encourage them to do so before April 17th.” https://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/government-dozing-at-wheel-over-uk-nuclear-power-plans-1.3445065

April 2, 2018 Posted by | Ireland, politics | Leave a comment

Isle de Jean Charles – America’s first climate refugees to evacuate

America’s first climate change refugees are preparing to leave an island that will disappear under the sea in the next few years, Business Insider David Usborne, The Independent, 1 April 18 

April 2, 2018 Posted by | climate change, USA | Leave a comment

An insider saboteur could cripple Britain’s nuclear power stations with a simple USB stick.

 

Mirror 31st March 2018, Britain’s nuclear power stations swept for Russian sleeper agents over
fears of crippling insider attack. An ex-senior intelligence officer has
warned that an insider could launch a malware attack with a simple USB
stick.  https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/britains-nuclear-power-stations-swept-12283716

April 2, 2018 Posted by | safety, UK | Leave a comment

China expanding its nuclear marketing overseas, with the help of Bill Gates

 

Chinese nuclear giant continues to expand overseas cooperation, 2018-03-03  Editor: Xiang Bo BEIJING, March 3 (Xinhua) — China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC), one of the country’s two leading nuclear power companies, is stepping up its overseas cooperation, the chairperson said Saturday.

Progress is being made in cooperation with CNNC’s local partners in countries like Pakistan, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Ghana and the United States, CNNC chairperson Wang Shoujun said on the sidelines of the annual session of the country’s top political advisory body…….

Last year, the CNNC signed a joint venture agreement with TerraPower, LLC to form the Global Innovation Nuclear Energy Technology Co., Ltd. to work together on the Travelling Wave Reactor technology, marking a new stage in China-U.S. nuclear cooperation, Wang added. ……http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-03/03/c_137013831.htm

April 2, 2018 Posted by | China, marketing | Leave a comment

USA still has an awful lot of nuclear weapons – Enough Firepower to Kill Billions

The U.S. Military Has 3,822 Nuclear Weapons. (Enough Firepower to Kill Billions), http://nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/the-us-military-has-3822-nuclear-weapons-enough-firepower-25142  Michael Peck, 31 Mar 18, 

In a more peaceful universe, the fact that the United States possesses almost 4,000 weapons that can destroy entire cities would be horrifying.

But in our universe, it is actually an encouraging sign of how much America’s nuclear arsenal has declined since the Cold War.

 As of 2017, the U.S. had 3,822 nuclear weapons, according to data just declassified by the Department of Energy. That’s down from 4,018 in 2016. That number does not include weapons that have been retired but have yet to be dismantled by the Department of Energy.

The figures show just how deep America’s nuclear arsenal has been cut since the height of the Cold War. In 1962, the year of the Cuban Missile Crisis, the United States had 25,540 nuclear weapons. That number grew to a peak of 31,255 nuclear weapons in 1967.

From 1967 on, that number gradually declines. In the 1970s, the stockpile ranged from 24,000 to 28,000 weapons. In the 1980s, it hovered around 23,000.

It wasn’t until the fall of the Soviet Union that the nuclear arsenal noticeably shrank. From 19,008 weapons in 1991, the number dropped to 13,708 in 1992 and 10,685 by 1999.

The Federation of American Scientists put the total number of U.S. nuclear weapons as of January 2017 at about 6,800, of which about 4,000 are active. The active stockpile included 1,367 deployed strategic warheads, 2,471 nondeployed warheads and around 200 deployed tactical warheads.

The Department of Energy also reported dismantling 10,972 nuclear weapons from 1994 to 2017, with the largest numbers occurring in the 1990s. From 648 weapons dismantled in 2008, the number plummeted to 109 in 2015, before rising to 354 in 2017.

As a footnote, there are an estimated 14,200 nuclear weapons in the world, according to the Federation of American Scientists. Russia has the largest number at 6,600 active and retired warheads, just slightly larger than the American total. The rest of the world (France, China, Britain, Pakistan, India, Israel and North Korea) have a little over a thousand.

As Winston Churchill said, “If you go on with this nuclear arms race, all you are going to do is make the rubble bounce.

Michael Peck is a contributing writer for the National Interest. He can be found on Twitter and Facebook.

April 2, 2018 Posted by | USA, weapons and war | Leave a comment

Tracking the transport of nuclear weapons through the UK

Nuclear Weapons Transport, Nukewatch 29th March 2018
A nuclear weapons convoy left AWE Burghfield on Thursday March 22. It was
later seen on the A1 at junction 49 near Dishforth (15 miles north of
Wetherby).

The following day it was spotted crossing over to the west on
the A66 and then on the M74 just south of Lesmahagow. It then continued
around the east of Glasgow on the M73 and past Cumbernauld on the M80 to
take a break at DSG Stirling mid-afternoon.

It then took the M9, A811 andA82 to RNAD Coulport. On Monday March 26 this convoy left Coulport to
return south. Taking a route through Balloch and Stirling then onto the M9
and M8 to the Edinburgh bypass it then took a break at Glencorse Barracks
in Penicuik.

After continuing south on  the A1 passing Berwick on Tweed it
passed through Newcastle and after an overnight stop it then continued down
the A1. It crossed country to the A34 travelling around Oxford and getting
back to Burghfield around 5pm.  http://www.nukewatch.org.uk/?p=809

April 2, 2018 Posted by | safety, UK, weapons and war | Leave a comment

Serious flaws in “community consultation” process for selecting a nuclear waste dump site in Cumbria

CT responds to the BEIS consultation: “Working With Communities” https://cumbriatrust.wordpress.com/2018/03/31/ct-responds-to-the-beis-consultation-working-with-communities/ March 31, 2018  

After repeated attempts to find a site to bury the UK’s nuclear waste, the last of which ended in 2013 when Cumbria County Council voted to halt the process, the Government are about to restart the search process. Ahead of this launch, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have released a consultation document, Working With Communities.Cumbria Trust has examined the proposal in detail and we have some very serious concerns about this consultation and its implications for areas which volunteer.

BEIS are proposing to open the search process to allow anyone to volunteer, even a member of the public, a farmer or a business. They can do this behind closed doors, with no requirement to make public their expression of interest during the first few months. A process being presented as ‘open and transparent’ appears to fall a long way short.

In stark contrast to the flexible approach by which areas can enter the process, if they later wish to withdraw, they are obliged to follow a much more complex and convoluted procedure in order to be allowed to leave.

However the most alarming aspect of the proposal is that the first and only test of public support does not happen until some 20 years after the process starts. During this time the community will have to endure a programme of borehole drilling and other intrusive investigations lasting a decade or more. The last time this borehole programme happened was in the 1990s with Nirex, and that led Jamie Reed, MP at the time and prominent nuclear advocate, to declare in 2006

“The experience of Nirex endured by my community in the mid-1990s was so wretched that I was minded to entitle this debate fear and loathing”.

He continued

“As long as I have anything to do with it Nirex will never dig another sod of turf in West Cumbria”.

What BEIS are proposing will again potentially expose a community to this experience, and with no mechanism for the public to halt the process. Instead any right of withdrawal rests with a defined Community Partnership. Without regular tests of public support, the Community Partnership appears not to be answerable to the public.

For all the talk of an ‘open and transparent’ process, what BEIS are actually proposing is nothing of the sort, and seems likely to create an early breakdown of public trust. Cumbria Trust has responded to the consultation and would urge our members to read this and consider making their own submissions. The deadline is 19th April and we hope to publish some guidance notes to assist with this within the next few days.

Download the Cumbria Trust response here

April 2, 2018 Posted by | UK, wastes | Leave a comment

Canada’s so-called “medical”nuclear research reactor finally bites the dust

 

A relic of Canada’s atom age, the NRU reactor is shutting down for good, CBC 31st March 2018 

On March 31, a little-known part of Canada’s nuclear history will go dark for the last time.

The National Research Universal Reactor — or NRU — at Chalk River, Ontario will be turned off for good Saturday evening. It first came online in 1957…….

​When ZEEP went online in September 1945, it was the first operational nuclear reactor outside of the United States.

A small, prototype reactor, it was built to demonstrate that uranium and heavy water could be used for nuclear fission and that plutonium could be produced and extracted from the process for military applications……

The NRU was once responsible for producing about 40 per cent of the world’s supply of the medical isotopes used for diagnosis and cancer therapy — starting with cobalt-60 and later extending to other isotopes, such as molybdenum-99. …..

More than 60 years of nuclear research at Chalk River have left behind a legacy of low-level radioactive waste that now has to be contained at a near-surface facility.

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited estimates the cost of dealing with waste at all of its federally regulated sites, including Chalk River, could be as high as $7.6 billion.

April 2, 2018 Posted by | Canada, politics | Leave a comment