“Hinkley Point C and other new nuclear power stations in Britain will be delayed by a decision by the UK to quit Europe’s atomic power treaty,” industry experts told The Guardian. Buried in the explanatory notes to the government’s eight-line Brexit bill is an admission that the UK will also leave Euratom, which has regulated European nuclear energy since 1957.
The Week 27th Jan 2017 read more »
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A LOCAL councillor has said that the well-being of Bridgwater people “needs to come before EDF Energy lorries” on the second day of traffic chaos in the town. There have been countless comments of frustration and anger by people on social media about the traffic hold-ups in the roadworks around The Drove, Wylds Road and Bristol Road area which started on Tuesday (January 24, 2017) – made worse by problems in St John’s Street due to a burst water pipe. But Cllr Leigh Redman, who represents Bridgwater at Somerset County Council, said the issues would still be bad regardless of the St John’s Street situation. And he has now said that unless the situation improves he believes the roadworks should be put on hold to find a better solution.
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