WAG halts power station over marine life fears
The Welsh Assembly government has halted moves to licence a new power station, after concerns were raised over the adequacy of the Environment Agency's environmental impact assessment (EIA).The Welsh government intervened after the Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) objected to the proposed licence for the operation of Pembroke Power Station, saying the gas station’s cooling system coul
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