Community fees rise up the new nuclear agenda

April 2012
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Apr2012, Issue 447, p14
The article reports on the community payments issue facing the British nuclear energy sector. Both West Somerset and Sedgemoor councils are requiring French-owned EDF to provide community benefits payment for its proposed nuclear plant. All energy projects in the region are affected by the issue. Annual payments during operation of the nuclear facility is opposed by EDF. Meanwhile, EON and RWE Npower have cancelled their nuclear plant projects in Great Britain.


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