Cumulative Impact

Energy Election Hustings 9 June

Energy Election Hustings 9 June

To a packed house of 280 local residents, Bishop Martin chaired the Energy Election Hustings Q&A session with good humour and grace. The four political candidates participating were:Dr Therese Coffey, ConservativeJulian Cusack, GreenJenny Riddell-Carpenter,...

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New Report ‘Greening the Great Grid Upgrade’

New Report ‘Greening the Great Grid Upgrade’

Concerns about a lack of well-thought-through policies and joined-up thinking about National Grid’s Great Grid Upgrade have prompted the Suffolk Preservation Society (SPS) to join with Norfolk and Essex branches of the CPRE (Campaign To Protect Rural England) to...

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SEAS Response to the LionLink EIA Scoping Document

SEAS Response to the LionLink EIA Scoping Document

SEAS analysed LionLink’s massive Environmental Impact Scoping Report, and sent its formal response objecting on four counts:1) Roads and Traffic2) Tourism and Hospitality3) Coastal erosion and Geology4) Biodiversity and Ecology READ the SEAS Response to the LionLink...

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LionLink EIA Scoping Report Letters

LionLink EIA Scoping Report Letters

To help you to respond to the LionLink Environmental Impact Scoping Report (by 4 April), please find below and HERE suggested letter text from a local resident to guide/inspire you to write your own. We suggest sending it to the following emails...

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LionLink proposed landfall sites revealed.

LionLink proposed landfall sites revealed.

National Grid has revealed the preferred landfall sites and cabling routes for the LionLink interconnector between Holland and the UK, with proposed landfall at Southwold or Walberswick. This makes it more likely that Sea Link an HVDC cable between Suffolk and Kent,...

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New York Times article featuring SEAS

New York Times article featuring SEAS

'Green Energy Casts a Shadow Over a Cherished English Landscape' - Stanley Read visited East Anglia, writing about how "residents of East Anglia fear that planned power lines for offshore wind projects will blight their rural idyll".

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Coast is Far From Clear for Green Power Projects

Coast is Far From Clear for Green Power Projects

Financial Times, 6 January 2022 Getting any national PR has been hard. We believe that this is because most journalists do not dig deep into the issues and simply endorse the “green energy is good” mantra. They fail to understand that there are serious issues relating...

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Crossed wires: East Suffolk for first pathfinder project

Crossed wires: East Suffolk for first pathfinder project

Policy Exchange “Without reform, there is now a significant risk that local backlash against grid connections for offshore wind farm will grow, spreading from East Anglia to North Wales, Humberside, and the east coast of Scotland” This is the conclusion to a report...

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Keeping The Lights On, Private Eye

Keeping The Lights On, Private Eye

'Old Sparky' EDF's prospective new nuke at Sizewell is not the only vast energy scheme threatening Suffolk's rural amenities and running laughable “consultation” exercises (Eyes passim). Only two miles away, Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) is right up there with EDF -...

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