The proposed development at Sizewell for two new European Pressurised Reactors (EPRs) must be stopped and it can be stopped if the people of east Suffolk in the towns and villages which would be adversely affected by the nine to twelve year construction period are prepared to make their voices heard. New nuclear power plants are not required to ‘keep the lights on’. Report after report has shown that we can meet all our climate change, cost and electricity generating requirements without resorting to expensive and dangerous nuclear power which creates massive infrastructure problems as well as a waste issue which is truly intergenerational: it is entirely possible that our great-great-grandchildren will still be looking after the highly toxic waste we create in the next fifty years, bearing all the costs but none of the ‘benefits’.
TASC 9th Aug 2019 read more »
Landowners along proposed routes for a northern bypass for Ipswich are being urged to engage early on in the consultation process if they want to influence the decision-making process. Land agents Savills Ipswich said early engagement with projects like Sizewell C and the cable route for offshore wind farms along the Suffolk coast had enabled land and property owners to benefit, including from accommodation and mitigation works.
Ipswich Star 9th Aug 2019 read more »
Proposals for a major change in layout of part of the Sizewell B site have been criticised as “premature”, would unnecessarily destroy woodland and harm an area of oustanding natural beauty. Suffolk Preservation Society has lodged strong objections saying the plan is “premature and should not be considered in isolation” but should be part of the Development Consent Order for Sizewell C.
East Anglian Daily Times 11th Aug 2019 read more »