Drax Re-power

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Drax Re-power

Received 29 July 2018
From Jamie Osborn

Representation

I object to introducing natural gas-burning units at Drax. Replacing coal with gas is jumping from the frying pan into the fire - replacing dirty fossil fuel with dirty fossil fuel.

The open-cast coal mine at Druridge Bay was rejected planning permission earlier this year on grounds of climate change. That should equally apply to any future developments.

We should instead invest in genuinely renewable wind, wave and solar energy which can help us to meet our climate targets.

Kind regards,
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