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Wylfa local community might not support £14bn nuclear power plant

Daily Post 6th July 2017, The firm behind a multi-billion-pound nuclear power station was warned “not to take local support for granted” as Anglesey council raised concerns over its latest consultation document today.

Horizon Nuclear Power hopes to start building the £14bn Wylfa Newydd plant near the existing Wylfa site in 2020, once all the consents and financing are in place. But, responding to Horizon’s third and final phase of pre-application public
consultation (PAC3), the county council today warned that its latest document contained “so little detail that it threatened the whole adequacy and lawfulness of the consultation process”.

Horizon is planning to submit a development consent order (DCO) application to the Planning Inspectorate next month, which will include the main power station proposals as well as integral off-site developments.

July 10, 2017 - Posted by | general

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