Court rejects legal bid to block 3.6GW Drax gas power plant in Yorkshire

Michael Holder
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Drax power station, where it plans to convert coal to gas | Credit: Drax Group
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Drax power station, where it plans to convert coal to gas | Credit: Drax Group

Court of Appeal upholds government's decision to approve controversial project, despite claims it would undermine UK climate targets

Plans for a major new gas-fired power plant in North Yorkshire look to have cleared the last major legal hurdle, after the Court of Appeal upheld the government's decision to grant planning permission...

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