Government green lights Hinkley Point C

Madeleine Cuff
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Government green lights Hinkley Point C

Official statement says new nuclear power plant will go ahead under 'revised agreement' with EDF and with new safeguards for future foreign investment

Hinkley Point C, Britain's first new nuclear power station in a generation, will go ahead after the government today confirmed it has approved the project following a last-minute review. Ministers said...

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