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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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Judicial Review Appeal Decision

Judicial Review Appeal Decision

⚠️⚠️ On Friday 22nd, THE JUDGMENT was handed down from the COURT of APPEAL, and we are SORRY to SHARE the NEWS that it went AGAINST Suffolk Energy Action Solutions. We will need to study the reasons for the decision and then consider if we can apply to the Supreme...

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SEAS on Politics East  – East Anglia Study Publication

SEAS on Politics East – East Anglia Study Publication

Great BBC article on their website and Politics East covered the publication of National Grid ESO's East Anglia Study Results, with SEAS Fiona Gilmore, Therese Coffey and Clive Lewis. There are better alternatives to current plans as studio guests agree and National...

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Exploding The Myths

Exploding The Myths

EXPLODING THE MYTHS National Grid’s propaganda asserts the following claims. SEAS supporters should challenge their assertions. “Offshore solutions are not straightforward for GB. Because our wind farms are so much bigger than Belgium’s. GB can’t do these offshore...

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Wake Up National Grid You Are Out Of Date

Wake Up National Grid You Are Out Of Date

Last week, we were assailed with devastating news regarding LionLink’s plans:LionLink’s Non-Statutory Consultation documents, confirmed proposals for ANOTHER HUGE 26 m HIGH SAXMUNDHAM CONVERTER STATION and LANDFALLS at WALBERSWICK or REYDON/ SOUTHWOLD, all...

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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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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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East Anglia Bylines Ralph Fiennes Article

East Anglia Bylines Ralph Fiennes Article

Suffolk coast is under siege by National Grid NG's destructive infrastructure plans sparks a national petition and a powerful film 'Coast' appeal. Suffolk’s coastline, a haven of windswept beaches and ancient heathlands, faces an unprecedented threat. National Grid...

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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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