Following the Welsh Government’s agreeing a license for the dumping of 300,000 tonnes of mud from Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Station in Cardiff's inshore waters, the Plaid Cymru Group on Cardiff Council have tabled a motion (Thursday, 25 January) demanding independent and rigorous testing be done first.
It was revealed at the Petitions Committee of the National Assembly for Wales in January that Natural Resources Wales and the Welsh Government have already granted a license for the dumping to go ahead in June.
Leader of the Cardiff Council Plaid Cymru Group, Cllr. Neil McEvoy AM said, “I was shocked to have it confirmed at the Assembly Petitions Committee that there has been no analysis of the radioactive dose that the mud below 5cm may or may not contain, even though the potential total dose is the most important thing.Read more
ROATH RESIDENTS STAND BY THEIR TREES
Roath Brook Community will carry on protesting the felling of scores of mature trees in Roath Brook and Roath Mill Gardens (Cardiff) by Natural Resources Wales (NRW).
Neil McEvoy AM (Assembly Member for South Wales Central)after meeting again with the residents’ group, said that following a resumption of protest actions (at 8.00 a.m.on Monday January 8th) the Minister has agreed to meet the campaigners (January 9th).