EDF- Sizewell C – launch 5th Consultation

 Deadline to respond 18th December

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the 5th consultation is on-line, with a virtual Exhibition and another 172 pages to plough through. You can also request a hard copy and a memory stick from info@sizewellc.co.uk or Freephone 0800 197 6102 or access the documents here. https://www.edfenergy.com/energy/nuclear-new-build-projects/sizewell-c

You can view TASC’s response Here

EDF New Proposals so far.

  1. Increase in the frequency of freight train movements to facilitate bulk material imports by rail.
  1. Enhancement of the permanent beach landing facility and options for a new temporary beach landing facility to facilitate material imports by sea.
  2. Change SSSI crossing design to a single span bridge with embankments.
  3. Surface water removed early in the construction process to be discharged to the      foreshore via a temporary outfall.
  4. Change to the sea defence to make the scheme more efficient and resilient to climate change.
  5. Greater flexibility as to where certain Sizewell B facilities are relocated to, potentially avoiding the need for car parking on Pillbox Field.
  6. Change to certain parameter heights and activities on the main development site to facilitate the construction process.
  7. Change to the location of the Water Resource Storage Area and the addition of flood mitigation measures to lower flood risk.
  8. Revisions to tree retention on the main development site. 9A new bridleway link between Aldhurst Farm and Kenton Hills.
  9. Extension of the Order Limits to provide for fen meadow habitat at Pakenham as further mitigation for fen meadow loss.
  10. Extension and reduction of the Order Limits for works on the main development site and related sites (fen meadow mitigation sites and marsh harrier improvement sites).
  11. Extension of landscaped bund and other minor changes at the Southern park and ride site, including a minor reduction of the Order Limits.
  12. Minor reductions to the Order Limits at the Northern park and ride site.
  13. Extension of the Order Limits for works on the Two Village Bypass, change to the public right of way around Walk Barn Farm and additional habitat mitigation proposals.
  14. Extension to and reduction of the Order Limits for works on the Sizewell Link Road.
  15. Minor reductions to the Order Limits for Yoxford Roundabout, the A12/B1119 junction at Saxmundham and the A1094/B1069 south of Knodishall.