Image sent anonymously to Radiation Free Lakeland – shows up to 160 shipping containers of Radioactive Scrap Metal at the Cyclife/EDF ‘metal recycling facility’ in Lillyhall Industrial Estate. The Cyclife site now want to house an “overflow” of shipping containers full of radscrap metal at the Port of Workington. The Environment Agency have given Cyclife a permit to house 80 radscrap shipping containers 500 metres from residential areas of Workington at the Port of Workington. There has been no vote on this by Councillors – who were unaware of the plan. The following letter has been sent to the Leader of Cumbria County Council urging them to allow a discussion and vote on this issue of allowing EDF to house the overflow from its growing tsunami of radioactive scrap metal at the Port of Workington.
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