United Kingdom: Government to reconsider Severn tidal power project

Guardian: A plan to build an 11-mile long barrage across the Severn estuary has been given a boost after David Cameron asked ministers to re-examine the proposal. The £30bn scheme, championed by the former Labour minister Peter Hain who quit his shadow cabinet role earlier this year to promote it, promises to generate 5% of the UK's electricity and create 10,000 jobs. It would be expected to be operational for more than 120 years. The prime minister met Hain last month to discuss the plan and, according......

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