Presenter Bill Turnbull has told a Planning Inspectorate hearing the Sizewell C nuclear power station would cause “awful devastation”. The former BBC Breakfast anchor was speaking on the last day of a four-day public hearing into the proposed plant on the Suffolk coast. He said he was speaking on behalf of “those who have no voice – the rare and abundant wildlife around Sizewell”. The developer, EDF, said it understood “the strength of feeling expressed”. The electricity plant would be built next to the existing Sizewell B reactor, and EDF said it would generate 3.2 gigawatts of electricity, enough to provide 7% of the UK’s needs.
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