Plan for new UK nuclear plant under intense scrutiny

FINANCIAL TIMES 🔒| On England’s east coast, a 32-hectare piece of land surrounded by marshes and woods has become the latest focus for the fierce debate about the future of nuclear power in the UK.


France’s EDF and China’s CGN last week submitted a planning application to a government agency for a 3.2 gigawatt atomic power plant on a site called Sizewell in Suffolk, which could produce about 7 per cent of Britain’s electricity. The location is already home to another plant operated by EDF.


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