Recall that Wastwater is a large Lake in the English Lake District

RADIATION FREE LAKELAND

 Radiation Free Lakeland protested today outside the Lake District Still Waters Partnership meeting at the Hydro Hotel, Bowness. Protestors asked delegates to direct a question to the chair Lord Clark (who pulled out of the meeting). Lord Clark is chair of the Lake District National Park Partnership and non executive director of Sellafield. The question is: Where will the freshwater for new nuclear build and wastes come from? Millions of gallons of fresh water are already abstracted daily from Wastwater and other fresh water sources to cool the wastes at Sellafield (salt water is too corrosive). Meanwhile United Utilities are striving to find new freshwater sources for domestic supplies on the West Coast. A RAFL spokesperson said "the discussions today about protecting the Lakes’ water resources are all very worthy – but the biggest threat to Cumbria’s Lakes, rivers and tarns is from the nuclear industry. The industry is being…

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