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Conflict of Interest in Hinkley C Assessment

News emerged yesterday of a worrying conflict of interest in the UK approval of the new European Pressurised Reactor (EPR) proposed for Hinkley Point by EDF. The Guardian has reported that two of the senior staff employed by the Office … Continue reading

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Fools Fuel Fuel Crisis

So the tanker drivers have voted to strike. Not particularly helpful at a time when the economy is spluttering along with the OECD forecating that the UK economy will officially be in recession when the next GDP figures emerge. However, … Continue reading

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UK Nuclear Plans ‘Put Energy in French Hands’

By Richard Black Environment correspondent, BBC News The UK’s emphasis on nuclear could threaten the electricity supply Government plans for nuclear power risk handing control of the UK’s climate and energy policies to France, according to four senior environmentalists. Energy … Continue reading

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Sandhill Solar Park – Work Begins

Work has started on the Sandhill Solar Park, a development of up to 7,000 solar panels on land near Bishops Lydeard. A German firm has taken possession of the site and is busy preparing the site for the ‘ground screws’ … Continue reading

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