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

February 25, 2020

 

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

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