While the country is locked down to protect us from Covid19, the government’s nuclear projects continue. These include construction of nuclear submarines, construction on the Sellafield site (new gas plant and more) and the continued construction of Hinkley C. If Moorside had not been scrapped there would be an influx of thousands of workers ensconced in West Cumbria as they are at Hinkley C in Somerset.
There is a petition asking the government to order BAE Systems in Barrow to stop work on the Astute submarines 4 and 5. Almost 2000 people are still onsite at the Barrow Dock Trident shipyard. This makes no sense.
Sellafield is it seems continuing with its construction projects. We have been campaigning to stop the mats from these construction sites being sent out to Workington for cleaning. Following our complaint to the Environment Agency We have managed to stop these rubber mats being…
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