ENVIRONMENTAL organisations have been questioning the ethics of sucking up thousands of tonnes of water and fish into cooling tunnels at Hinkley C nuclear power station. Concerned environmental organisations including the Angling Trust, Blue Marine Foundation, Bristol Channel Federation of Sea Anglers, Severn Rivers Trust, Somerset Wildlife Trust and Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust have issued a joint statement calling for a rethink. They say up to 250,000 fish each day will be sucked into the 3.3km intake tunnels big enough to drive a double decker bus down, although EDF dispute these figures.
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Opportunities for investment in large-scale projects in the South West’s nuclear sector have never been stronger, according to findings by business development experts. The Hinkley Supply Chain programme, which works with South West businesses to secure work on the £18bn Hinkley Point C construction project, has revealed areas where UK and international firms could win work by collaborating with each other.
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