11 Mar '12, 7pm

Interesting account of #Fukushima anniversary rally at #Hinkley Point #edfoff #stopHinkley #surroundHinkley

Interesting account of #Fukushima anniversary rally at #Hinkley Point #edfoff #stopHinkley #surroundHinkley

Six members of Bristol East joined several hundred other protesters when they ventured down to the mist-laden coast of Somerset to the rally and 'surround' at Hinkley Point nuclear power station. The weekend event (10th-11th March) was organised by Stop New Nuclear to coincide with the first anniversary of the tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster at Fukushima. People had travelled from far and wide to mark the occasion but also to protest against the government's proposals to build at least 8 new nuclear power stations with Hinkley Point 'C' being earmarked as the first to be built by French owned energy giant, EDF. Planning permission has yet to be granted, but we were aghast to see evidence that the arrogant EDF company were preparing the ground, and displacing and relocating wildlife ahead of the decision. We gathered at the gates soon after noon and listened to a fe...

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