Planning permission granted to Cumbria project that will extract 2.7m tonnes of coal per year
Magnox reprocessing plant will begin controlled shutdown after 8% of staff self-isolate
Facility threatens UK’s aim to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, report says
Decision coincides with net-zero emissions review and is branded ‘backwards step’
Environmental campaigners say backing for Woodhouse colliery cannot be justified
When uranium was scarce, reprocessing was all the rage. Two decades on, the Cumbrian plant, though still a major source of jobs, has outlived its missionDeep in the heart of Sellafield, Britain’s biggest nuclear waste site,...
As Cumbria reactor plan stalls, it is clear that huge resources are needed for such projects
Walney Extension will power 590,000 homes amid fears Brexit could stifle growth
Compensation offered to encourage local communities to allow test boreholes is described as ‘completely inadequate’
The government’s rejection of coal-mining in Northumberland is good news, says Marianne Birkby. Now they must follow up by rejecting plans for a new Cumbrian mineWhat fantastic news that the government has rejected plans...
Sajid Javid says environmental impact of Northumberland plan outweighs economic benefits
New search for communities willing to host underground site for thousands of years
Troubled tech giant forced to take sole ownership of NuGen after Engie sells stake, adding to uncertainty over plan for three reactors
An internal document released by the UK Environment Agency (EA) reveals that the Drigg Low-Level Waste Repository (LLWR) on the Cumbrian coast is under threat from rising sea levels...
Photo via Shutterstock For most caffeine consumers on-the-go, a good dose of java or tea in the morning is of primary concern. What the liquid is housed in seems to escape attention, being tossed in a trash bin without much...
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