South Lakleand parish councils are understandably upset about giant pylons potentially being erected across the local countryside. Less understandable is the lack of vehement opposition from those same councils for “the biggest nuclear development in Europe” on Lakelands doorstep. The Lake District National Park Authority have set the tone with support for Moorside. “We support the principle of a new build nuclear power station adjacent to Sellafield. The proposal would continue the long tradition of the nuclear industry in Cumbria.” We would suggest there are many Lakeland Traditions that are no longer acceptable, including slave trading, cock fighting and otter hunting. New nuclear reactors next to Sellafield is a “long tradition” that is no longer acceptable.
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The new energy minister has urged the company behind a multi-billion pound nuclear development in Cumbria to engage more with the public. Baroness Neville-Rolfe visited the site of the planned Moorside nuclear power station during a visit to the county, as Greg Hoare reports:
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