Nuclear deal sparks public input worries

Planning Resource 17th July 2009

A deal between councils and a nuclear energy firm to process plans for a new reactor at Hinkley Point in Somerset has led to fears that it bypasses the democratic process. A planning performance agreement (PPA) will go to councillors to sign off shortly, before government consultation on a nuclear national policy statement (NPS).

A planning performance agreement (PPA) will go to councillors to sign off shortly, before government consultation on a nuclear national policy statement (NPS). Somerset County Council, Sedgemoor District Council and...

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