Climate protest spreads to Sizewell nuke plant

Published: Saturday 15 September 2007

-- (Credit: INDYMEDIA)Five members of the Camp for Climate Action barricaded the access to the Sizewell B nuclear power station in Suffolk county, the UK, for six hours on August 20. This came on the last day of the group's week-long demonstrations at London Heathrow Airport against the impact of a proposed runway. The protesters targeted the power station to highlight that nuclear power is no answer to climate change. They prevented workers from going to work. "We oppose the myth that nuclear power is carbon-neutral and a solution to climate change," said Paul Bruce, a spokesperson of the group. Station director Brian Dowds said he was surprised that they chose to protest here. "We are the only technology that doesn't produce carbon dioxide."

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