A Bit of Background
Lakes Against Nuclear Dump is a new Virtual Multi-Media Exhibition exposing the ongoing plan to foist the scientifically immature and dangerous concept of Geological Disposal Facility (or more than one) on a "willing community". LAND are unapologetically opposed to new nuclear and new nuclear wastes and are mindful that there is no way to "dispose" of the most dangerous wastes on the planet. Long lived radioactive wastes with inhuman timescales result from the energy which is now calling itself "clean." This NuSpeak should be challenged and we are doing just that. Welcome to L.A.N.D - a Radiation Free Lakeland campaign
"THEY DIDN'T WANT IT IN LONDON"
A Bit of History and a Poem by the late great Terry Jones of Monty Python
Before settling on Cumbria's faulted and complex geology as a 'line of least resistance,' various clay and salt rock sites, in England and Wales, were identified in Parliament in late 1979 and early 1980 as possible sites for the burial of radioactive wastes. Some of the 9 sites were quite large areas. One of them was described as the Worcester Basin which stretched across three counties:- Hereford, Worcester and Gloucester. Friends of the Earth Evesham who were leading the opposition, decided to organise a “spot the dump” competition. The prize for the winner was a poem
specially written by Monty Python’s Terry Jones. Here is that poem