LOCAL leaders have welcomed news that Trawsfynydd is being touted as a “standout” candidate for the UK’s first small nuclear reactor. This week, the Welsh Affairs Committee published a report into the future of nuclear power in Wales which highlights the great potential for re-developing nuclear power in North Wales, at Trawsfynydd and Wylfa in particular. Dwyfor and Meirionnydd’s MP Liz Saville Roberts said the installation of a SMR would be of “immense significance to Gwynedd and beyond”. She said: “North Wales needs jobs of this calibre for the sake of the local economy and to address the chronic loss of young people from Welsh-speaking communities.
Cambrian News 28th July 2016 read more »