UK government issues recommendation on Hinkly Point nuclear power plant

The examining authority of the United Kingdom’s Planning Inspectorate has issued a recommendation on whether or not a new nuclear plant should be built at Hinkley Point in Somerset. The recommendation has not been made public.

A final decision on whether or not to build the plant will be made by the secretary of state on or before March 19, 2013. The Planning Inspectorate’s recommendation will be made public in tandem with the announcement of that decision.

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