NFLA joint media release with Stop Hinkley and the Geiger Bay campaign. The UK & Ireland Nuclear Free Local Authorities (NFLA), the ‘Stop Hinkley’ campaign and the ‘Geiger Bay’ campaign have been involved in raising concerns over the dumping of large amounts of dredged materials from the EDF site at …
The Stop Hinkley Campaign is accusing EDFGenco, the French and Chinese owned Company building Hinkley Point C, of trying to bully the UK Environment Agency into allowing them to destroy environmentally precious fish stocks for the 60 year lifetime of the nuclear power station.
EDF Energy has just announced that it intends to submit new safety cases to the Office for Nuclear Regulation to re-open Reactors 3 and 4 at Hinkley Point B.
There are worries that it indicates a wider lack of control over nuclear company. Stop Hinkley and other anti-nuclear groups have written an angry letter to the nuclear regulator over its lack of a response to a recent ‘dramatic’ incident at the Hinkley Point C construction site and expressing concern …
The Stop Hinkley Campaign today expressed its horror that the 4,000-strong workforce at the Hinkley Point C construction site is set to continue working during the Coronavirus Lockdown.
A meeting between representatives of groups opposing new nuclear development, the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) the independent nuclear safety regulator and the Environment Agency discussed how the ONR regulates against external hazards.
EDF Energy applied for and received permission to dredge 300,000 tons of radioactively contaminated sediment from Bridgwater Bay and dump it off Cardiff. The sediment contains everything that has come out of the outflow pipes over the last 50 years from the Hinkley Point nuclear power stations.
The poor state of EDF’s finances is threatening to leave UK and French taxpayers and electricity consumers with a huge bill if construction of Hinkley Point C is not stopped as soon as possible.