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Lib Dem vote backs nuclear power plants via BBC

Liberal Democrats have voted to support the building of a new generation of nuclear power plants – a policy U-turn which marks an important victory for the Party’s leadership. Party members at the Glasgow conference voted 230 to 183 to … Continue reading

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Hinkley C decision “a political scandal” say local campaigners via Stop Hinkley

Local campaigners say that today’s decision to grant planning permission for EDF’s Hinkley C project is no surprise, but does nothing to answer the serious questions which now hang over the project. “I don’t think anyone in West Somerset believed … Continue reading

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New nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point C is approved via BBC

Approval has been given for a new nuclear power station to be built in Somerset. Energy Secretary Ed Davey told MPs in the Commons that he was granting planning consent for French energy giant EDF to construct Hinkley Point C. … Continue reading

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Davey calls for move away from renewable energy targets to CO2 cuts via greenwise

Energy Secretary Ed Davey has called on Europe to focus on cutting carbon emissions rather than repeating existing renewable energy targets that expire at the end of the decade. Business, which needs investment certainty, has been heaping pressure on the … Continue reading

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