Wylfa

Campaigners fear for one of the UK’s most important colonies of Sandwich terns and say a new harbour could alter marine processes on the north Anglesey coast. A Wildlife group has pledged to fight on for changes to Anglesey’s planned nuclear power station amid concerns habitats will be destroyed and rare species put at risk. This month’s decision by the UK government to consider direct investment at Wylfa Newydd was a set-back for campaigners who have lobbied against the scheme for environmental, business, tourism and housing reasons. But Wildlife Trusts Wales (WTW) believes its arguments will stand up to scrutiny when the power plant goes before a public inquiry, likely at the end of the year. It will call for changes to the entire project – including the re-siting of temporary housing campus for up to 4,000 workers just yards from Tre’r Goff, a wetland SSSI.

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Published: 14 June 2018