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Public Meeting - Sizewell C – the key environmental and other issues of concern


Organised by NFLA, TASC, TEAGS, BANNG and Suffolk Coastal FOE

Saturday 14th March, Saxmundham Market Hall, East Suffolk

Station Approach, Saxmundham, IP17 1PW 10.45am – 1.30pm

A seminar for councillors, council officers, concerned interest groups and members of the public on the issues around developing a new nuclear reactor at Sizewell

Programme:

10.15am Registration

10.40am Welcome – Councillor David Blackburn, Chair of NFLA English Forum

10.45am Simon Barnes, prominent environmentalist and commentator

Why is building Sizewell C an environmental risk?

11.05am Ben McFarland, Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Sizewell C: threats to protected species and habitats

11.30am Rachel Fulcher, Suffolk Coastal Friends of the Earth

Nature, health and well-being – potential impacts of Sizewell C

11.45am Linda Pentz Gunter, Beyond Nuclear International

Nuclear power and systemic harm to animals and nature – the international picture

12.10pm Pete Wilkinson, Chair of Together Against Sizewell C, on behalf of TASC and Theberton and Eastbridge Action Group on Sizewell (TEAGS)

What are the other non-environmental risks in developing Sizewell C?

12.35pm Professor Andy Blowers, Joint Co-ordinator of Blackwater Against New Nuclear Group

Sizewell C and Bradwell B and the likely effects of climate change

1.00pm Panel discussion and concluding comments (for a 1.30pm conclusion)

If you are planning to attend, could you please email s.morris4@manchester.gov.uk