Plans to dump 300,000 tonnes of mud dredged near to a former nuclear power plant into Cardiff Bay have left a Gloucestershire firm in a sticky situation. Nuclear energy giant EDF, which has its UK headquartered in Barnwood, has come in for criticism for its plans to dump the material taken from Bridgwater Bay near to the decommissioned Hinkley Point A and B power stations. According to the BBC a marine energy expert claims the more tests need to be done on the mud to make sure it will not expose people to radioactivity. Not surprisingly EDF, which has permission for the work, has made it clear the work will not harm people or the environment.
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