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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Hinkley Point

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# Nuclear Power
The UK is to push ahead with a new nuclear power station across the Irish Sea
The Hinkley Point project had been thrown into doubt but it will go ahead.
# Across the water
A new nuclear power station will be built 250 km from the Irish coast
The Hinkley Point power station is the UK’s first for 20 years.
# too close
Councillors in the South East aren't happy with David Cameron's plan for a new nuclear plant
The project, just 240km from the Irish coast, is set to go ahead after receiving EU backing this week.
# Hinkley Point
The EU has approved a nuclear plant to be built 240km from Ireland
Hinkley Point is a £16 billion development in Somerset.
# Nuclear
An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station
The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruled against the Irish body today over the Hinkley Point power plant project.
# London
An Taisce take failed legal challenge against new UK power station to appeal court
The National Trust contends that the building a nuclear station on the west coast of the UK was against international, EU, and English law.
# Hinkley Point
English High Court rejects An Taisce challenge against nuclear plant
The organisation had claimed the Irish public should have been consulted before the British Government drew up its plans for the new plant in Somerset.
# An Taisce
Irish challenge against 'unlawful' British nuclear plant starts tomorrow
An Taisce claims permission for a new plant at Hinkley Point shouldn’t have been given as there was no consultation with the Irish people.
# Nuclear Power
Mitchell: Independent review needed on British nuclear plant risks
The MEP was speaking following confirmation this week that EDF is to build a new nuclear facility at Hinkley Point, on England’s south-west coast.
# Hinkley Point
British nuclear plant deal to be challenged in court by An Taisce
EDF, the French energy giant, has agreed a deal to build two reactors at Hinkley Point, in Somerset.
# Hinkley Point
Irish legal challenge against UK nuclear power plant
An Taisce argues that the decision to build the nuclear power station was made without consultation with the Irish people.