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#Hinkley Point

# hinkley-point - Thursday 15 September, 2016

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.

# hinkley-point - Thursday 28 July, 2016

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.

# hinkley-point - Friday 10 October, 2014

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 - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

The EU has approved a nuclear plant to be built 240km from Ireland

Hinkley Point is a £16 billion development in Somerset.

# hinkley-point - Friday 1 August, 2014

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.

# hinkley-point - Thursday 27 March, 2014

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 - Friday 20 December, 2013

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.

# hinkley-point - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

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.

# hinkley-point - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

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 - Monday 21 October, 2013

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 - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

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.