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Sun Feb 26, 2012, 01:31 PM

 

Occupy Hinkley C



Anti-nuclear activists begin their 13th day occupying a barn on the site of the proposed new Hinkley C nuclear power station today as they prepare to resist legal action to evict them.

French firm EDF Energy is seeking possession of the site and an injunction preventing a return. A hearing is expected in the High Court of Justice in London on Monday.

The protesters are angry that the company has won permission to start site clearance work before its application for planning permission for the new station has been considered by the Infrastructure Planning Commission.

The Stop New Nuclear Alliance says EDF's legal action is an attack on civil liberties, but the company says it has always welcomed all views over the proposed new power station. It has agreed to restore the land if the application is rejected.

Stop New Nuclear is planning major demonstrations on March 10-11. Nancy Birch from Kick Nuclear said: "EDF has started to trash land.

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Source: http://www.thisissomerset.co.uk/Protesters-Hinkley-protest-nearby-barn/story-15317485-detail/story.html

Source: http://bellacaledonia.org.uk/2012/02/21/occupy-hinkley-c/

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Sun Feb 26, 2012, 05:35 PM

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