Concerns are growing after numerous Second World War explosives are being discovered near Bridgwater’s Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Plant. But according to Watchet Coastguard in a Twitter exchange, the site is being searched by Hinkley Point C contractors to clear the coastline ahead of the Nuclear Power Plant developments. Explaining the procedure, contractors report any ordnances to Royal Navy and Maritime and Coastguard Agency. A 1,000 metre exclusion zone is then set up around the discovered bomb before a specialised Royal Navy team safely detonate the explosive.
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