Campaigners suspend legal challenge to Hinkley mud dumping

Activists have called off their request for an injunction against dumping mud excavated from the construction of the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant at the last moment

Activists have called off their request for an injunction against dumping mud excavated from the construction of the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant at the last moment.

They withdrew their application to the High Court in Cardiff yesterday, only hours before it was due to be heard. The action, led by Super Furry Animals keyboard player Cian CiarĂ¡n, is in response to the Welsh Assembly accepting the matter for debate on Wednesday next week. Member Mike Hedges will reiterate his call for the dumping at the Cardiff Grounds sandbank to be stopped.

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