More than 100 thousand people have now signed a petition calling for the proposed Sizewell C power station to be scrapped over fears it will damage Minsmere Nature Reserve. Plans to build a new nuclear reactor in Suffolk have split opinion, both in the locally and further afield, ever since they were first announced. Last year the RSPB and Suffolk Wildlife Trust launched their Love Minsmere campaign – asking people to pledge their support to concerns over Sizewell C nuclear power station. The conservation charities say the building process – which will be the largest construction site in Europe and last for a decade or more – will have a massive impact on the reserve. But EDF refute the claims and say they’re putting mitigating measures in place and creating new habitats.
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