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SEAS Meeting with Suffolk County Council

SEAS Meeting with Suffolk County Council

On 7 February there was a SEAS Meeting with Suffolk County Council, about SCC's unsatisfactory response to the Sealink consultation and the recent National Grid ESO East Anglia Study Roundtable discussions, with Councillor Richard Rout, Phil Watson (Strategic Energy...

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Ralph Fiennes on Sunday with Laura Kuennsberg

Ralph Fiennes on Sunday with Laura Kuennsberg

Wasn't it great to see Ralph Fiennes on Sunday with Laura Kuennsberg 11 February, in such eloquent and passionate form, what a terrific champion and knowledgeable advocate for the SEAS cause. To make his film COAST and for this Laura Kuennsberg interview, he has shown...

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With One Voice Poetry Challenge

With One Voice Poetry Challenge

The With One Voice Poetry Challenge is CALLING ALL POETS… or simply anyone who enjoys putting ‘pen to paper’. Thanks to the initiative and valiant efforts of supporters Anne Parsons and Piers Sturridge, we are supporting the 'With One Voice Poetry Challenge' - see...

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BBC Article re SeaLink – SEAS quoted

BBC Article re SeaLink – SEAS quoted

Consultation on Suffolk-Kent Sea Link project ends after 1k responses. SEAS David McKenna says, "..the problem is over a number of decades the government has effectively surrendered control of this industry to the private sector."

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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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Great Libby Purves Time Article

Great Libby Purves Time Article

Lack of energy plan risks panic-bulldozing - It’s time Government laid out what infrastructure is needed where, or we will rush into destroying our countryside

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Press Release re Winser Report

Press Release re Winser Report

Winser Report - Independent recommendations from the UK’s Electricity Networks Commissioner, Nick Winser, on how to accelerate the deployment of electricity transmission infrastructure.

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Emails to Grant Shapps urging OFFSET MPs meeting

Emails to Grant Shapps urging OFFSET MPs meeting

SEAS and many supporters emailed urging a meeting before MPs summer recess

SEAS and many supporters emailed urging a meeting before MPs summer recess

SEAS and many supporters emailed urging a meeting before MPs summer recess

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Greens sweep East Suffolk Council Elections

Greens sweep East Suffolk Council Elections

Congratulations to Aldeburgh & Leiston's new East Suffolk Councillors: Tom Daly (Energy & Climate Change ), Katie Graham (Communities. Leisure, Tourism) and Sarah Whitelock. Also to Caroline Topping the new ESC Leader

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Suffolk Mp, Writes To Energy Secretary

Suffolk Mp, Writes To Energy Secretary

The Rt Hon Dr Therese Coffey MP writes to the Energy Secretary asking "what reassurance he can give me that any future application will need to demonstrate a thorough and robust site selection assessment so that connections can be brought onshore in areas that will do...

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The Councils position remains unchanged

The Councils position remains unchanged

SEAS call on the Council "to write to the Secretary of State and declare that it is no longer 'neutral' about the proposals but does in fact oppose them", SEAS letter to East Suffolk Council, 9 March 2022 SEAS hosted an online hustings for the Aldeburgh and Leiston...

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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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Pm Confirms His Support For An Offshore Grid

Pm Confirms His Support For An Offshore Grid

"I thank the Prime Minister for the support he has already shown for coming forward with an offshore transmission grid, which he knows will help us to both export our surplus offshore wind to the continent and reduce the infrastructure associated with new wind farm...

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3-Months Extension To The Examinations

3-Months Extension To The Examinations

On 1 April 2021, 5 days before the 6 month Examination period was due to close, the Planning Inspectorate announced that the Secretary of State had granted a 3-month extension to the Examinations. This meant the Examinations did not close until 6 July 2021. SEAS...

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