HINKLEY POINT C APPLICATION - TO DISPOSE OF DREDGING TO THE PORTISHEAD DISPOSAL GROUNDS IN BRISTOL CHANNEL
News - 22 February 2021
CONSULTATION – HINKLEY POINT C HAS MADE AN APPLICATION TO VARY THE MARINE LICENCE REFERENCE L/2013/00178/6 – CONSULTATION TO DISPOSE OF DREDGING TO THE PORTISHEAD DISPOSAL GROUNDS IN THE BRISTOL CHANNEL (site LU070)
Hinkley Point C is making applications to Natural Resources Wales for the use of the Cardiff Grounds licensed disposal site and to the Marine Management Organisation for the use of the Portishead licensed disposal site. The decision on which site will be used will be made at a later date, depending on regulatory approval and project schedule.
Summaries of the Environmental Statement for dredging and disposal at Portishead, together with the detailed results of the latest sampling are available online at: https://www.edfenergy.com/energy/nuclear-new-build-projects/hinkley-point-c/about/dredging-bristol-channel
Details of the Marine Management Organisation's consultation for the application for disposal at Portishead are available and open for comment until 26th March. More information can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/marine-management-organisation
The Town Council received a presentation from Chris Fayers (Head of EDF Environment for the Hinkley Project) and his team in January’s full Council meeting. Here is the link to the video for that meeting: https://vimeo.com/503509988
Anyone wanting to comment on the application should visit: Marine Licensing Public Register https://www.gov.uk/check-marine-licence-register before 26th March 2021.