domenica 18 settembre 2011
EDF Breaks Planning Conditions at Hinkley Point
EDF has broken a time limit condition attached to its planning permission to remove a spoil heap from the Hinkley Point site, the Stop Hinkley campaign has discovered. The work - removing spoil contaminated with asbestos left over from the construction of the original Hinkley A power station – should have been completed by 31 August. This was a condition of the planning consent granted to EDF by Somerset County Council last January. However, work is still continuing and the company is now applying for an extension to continue with the clean-up operation up to February 2012. Although EDF is in breach of the conditions attached to its planning permission, County Council planners have decided not to take any action. The Council is concerned, however, that if the work continues into the winter months it could disturb migratory birds which fly along the coast past Hinkley Point. ...
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