Construction of a new nuclear power plant on the Isle of Anglesea in the UK, roughly 100 miles from Dundalk, looks set to go ahead with concerned parties invited to make submissions to Louth County Council before Friday February 15. Wylfa Newydd is a proposed new nuclear station on a site adjacent to the old Magnox Power Station that was shut down in 2015. An application to build two advanced boiling water reactors was submitted by Horizon Nuclear Power to the Office of Nuclear Regulation on 4 April 2017. Louth County Council are inviting the submissions as part of a transboundary environmental consultation that is taking place on the development.
Dundalk Democrat 30th Jan 2019 read more »
Multi-award winning bee keeper Katie Hayward, who runs Felin Honeybees, at Cemlyn, near Cemaes Bay, Anglesey, is one the last people living in immediate proximity to the now suspended Wylfa Newydd development at Cemaes Bay. Since, the nuclear plans were first mooted, the future of Katie’s farm, honey business and education centre was in “limbo” and many of her activities ground to a halt when she was told she would have to leave her property. Now, with the project officially suspended, Katie says she is feeling a little more “optimistic” about her future and anticipates at least a 12 month reprieve to get her farm business back on track.
Wales Farmer 1st Feb 2019 read more »