The following letter of objection to NuGen’s 40 (or more) offshore “exploratory” boreholes which would churn up the biggest nuclear dump in the world has been sent to the Marine Management Organisation. The nuclear industry seemingly has been able to bypass local democracy and cut straight to the chase. The only chance the public gets to object is now in what the Marine Management Organisation laughingly calls a “public consultation.” The public however cannot easily find the information or the tools to object. But here is our strong objection. Please ask your local representatives if there has been any democratic vote or debate on this and if not why not! In contrast the wind turbines off Walney were hugely debated by local councillors, one of the concerns being (quite rightly) the churning up of radioactive silts.
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