PLANS for a new nuclear power station at Bradwell could be in jeopardy after the financial director of the firm that owns the site quit over funding fears. EDF Energy’s Thomas Piquemal stepped down over plans for a nuclear plant at Hinkley Point in Somerset, one of three agreed in October 2015, because he fears the firm cannot afford the ambitious project. Maldon District Councillor Brian Beale, who sits on the Bradwell Local Community Liaison Council, said: “There is not enough information at the moment but if plans at Hinkley are delayed, how would Bradwell go ahead? It would be logical to assume it would follow the same fate.
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