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Grid restrictions prove chilling effect of Hinkley C on renewables industry, say Greens

Evidence has emerged of the ‘chilling effect’ that Hinkley C will have on the development of the renewables industry, say green campaigners. This follows revelations that Western Power has notified its business customers that installing additional grid capacity will be delayed by 3 to 6 years. In the circular, the company states: ‘We have now reached […]

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MEP calls for Studland Bay to become a Marine Conservation Zone

Molly Scott Cato MEP has called for Studland Bay in the Isle of Purbeck to be turned into a Marine Conservation Zone.

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South West MEP stands up for small scale cider producers

Molly has written to the Commission requesting they continue to grant an excise duty exemption for small scale producers of cider and perry.

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Greens welcome boost for biodiversity as flawed seeds proposal withdrawn

Greens welcome withdrawl of a proposal on seeds and seed marketing, saying it would have further concentrated the power of multinationals.

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Greens insist EU must reopen Hinkley decision

On the fourth anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Green MEPs have written to the Commission insisting the decision on funding for the Hinkley C nuclear power station is reopened.

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