Dear President Moon Jai in, Your landslide win last month was due to your promises to phase out atomic energy and embrace safer and more environmentally friendly power sources, including solar and wind. In the same week that you made your announcement to put a halt to dangerous nuclear power in South Korea, your Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) met with Tom Samson, NuGen’s chief executive in an event organised by the trade body the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA). We urge you to resist any sweeteners our government may offer you as incentive to build Moorside and we urge you to resist taking any part in the unethical and dangerous plan for Moorside which would see new nuclear reactors on greenfields next to the already intolerably dangerous stockpiles of plutonium at Sellafield.
Radiation Free Lakeland 23rd June 2017 read more »
The Government needs to be prepared to take a stake in energy projects like Cumbria’s proposed new £10bn nuclear plant, according to a major trade union. Unite has made the call following a report into the funding of the Hinkley Point nuclear new build in Somerset by the National Audit office, which described the Government’s deal for the scheme as “risky and expensive”.
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