Birdwatch presenter Chris Packham warns of environmental ‘catastrophe‘ if plans for new nuclear power station on wetland nature reserve go ahead It is a wetland nature reserve of such beauty and importance that it became home to the ’s popular Springwatch series for three years. But campaigners fear that Minsmere, a 2,500-acre Royal Society for the Protection of Birds site on the Suffolk coast, faces catastrophe under plans put forward by French energy firm EDF to build a new nuclear power station. The site, which attracts numerous species of rare birds including marsh harriers, lies close to an existing nuclear power station, Sizewell B – but EDF now wants to build Sizewell C, which comprises two more giant reactors.
Wellston Journal 27th Nov 2019 read more »
A new youth employment hub has launched in Leiston with the aim of allowing local young people to unlock thousands of potential jobs in the construction and operation of a third nuclear power plant near the town. A partnership between developers of the proposed Sizewell C station, Inspire Suffolk and Access Community Trust (ACT) has been formed with the intention of widening access to promised jobs and careers – including 3,600 in civilian construction and another 2,000 in support roles.
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