Tom Potter

Crime Correspondent EADT 28.04.21

 

Campaigners opposed to the construction of a third nuclear power plant on the coast of Suffolk have accused developers of triggering the annual “slaughter” of 28.5 million fish.

According to pressure group Together Against Sizewell C (TASC), over a 20-year period between 2035 and 2055, an estimated 560 million fish would be entrained through the water intake of the proposed plant and its operational neighbour, Sizewell B, and impinged against cooling system screens.

TASC furthermore accused the Government’s Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) of “turning a blind eye” to the “wholesale massacre” of protected species…..FULL ARTICLE

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