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Welsh Energy at a Crossroads – Saturday 13th April, Menai Bridge

Menai Bridge was the venue for a Joint Seminar for a Green Nuclear Free Wales on Saturday 13th April to discuss Charting a Sustainable, Radioactive Waste Free Future. This seminar was a public meeting open to all interested in the impact of new nuclear and waste on Wales, and what alternative energy solutions exist. This meeting was co-organised by the Nuclear Free Local Authorities Welsh Anti-Nuclear Alliance (WANA), People Against …

Welcome to the brand new PAWB website

We would like to thank Pedryn web design for such fine work in putting the new site together. We would also like to thank Roger Creagh-Osborne, a supporter from Cornwall, for hosting the old website for many years. Roger has been wonderfully patient in dealing with technical queries, offering clear and concise advice every time. We hope the new website will convey all aspect of PAWB’s efforts and be an easy …

Nuclear plans in meltdown – Hitachi pull out of Wylfa

As widely predicted, Hitachi has shelved its nuclear power station project at Wylfa.PAWB pointed out for years that the atomic industry was unable to raise the billions needed for new nukes. Therefore it was no surprise that in January 2019 Hitachi announced that they were unable to attract investors and pulled out of the Wylfa project.Newspaper Cutting: The Times 18 January 2019According to the Financial Times Hitachi will write off …

Birds under threat at nuclear sites

The now halted Wylfa B reactor site in North Wales is adjacent to Cemlyn nature reserve. Construction and long-term operation of Wylfa B would have damaged the reserve’s shingle ridge, saline lagoon and breeding tern colony. At the Hinkley-C nuclear site in Somerset, at least 68% of the Hinkley County Wildlife Site has already been lost to construction, disturbing feeding, roosting and migratory birds. Similar wildlife risks exist at the proposed …