Andy Blowers, social scientist and Chair of BANNG, considers the social transformation that Bradwell B could bring in the July 2020 column for Regional Life. We live in strange times. Just as the coronavirus began its lethal spread, the plans for a new nuclear power station at Bradwell were launched. For the past four months communities facing an immediate peril in lockdown, have also had to face a project which could destroy their environment and affect their wellbeing in the not-too-distant future. Bradwell B is, quite clearly, an environmental disaster but, less obvious, is the fundamental change it will bring to people’s lives and wellbeing. It is not just an environmental issue; it is a social issue, too.
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