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The Sizewell C Project
Received 20 September 2020
From Jane Healey
“That the energy produced by Sizewell C can be environmentally better and more quickly delivered by renewable solar and wind turbines. Nuclear energy is inflexible in terms of responding to increased demand. And this energy is very expensive and not economic for us as a country to pay for. Again alternative sources such as wind, solar would be cheaper therefore the project should be rejected and alternatives set up. Sizewell C will take 10 years or more to build and will create demands on the local infrastructure that will destroy the local tourism economy for instance by taking up accommodation that might otherwise be used by tourists and destroying important sites such as RSPB Minsmere and the SSSI at Sizewell that can NEVER be replicated and are one of the reasons people flock to this area on holiday. Creating park and rides and bypasses that will then revert to their previous identity is ridiculous since the original land use will be destroyed forever. However much EDF try to reinstall it, the damage will be done and the infrastructure will be in place for the 10 years or so that the reactor is being built. And in the current climate of coronavirus, what measures are being taken to ensure that the local area, which has seen few cases, is protected in terms of people's health and wellbeing. I also object to the increased rail traffic that will pass near my house.”