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Severn Barrage cancellation welcomed but renewable energy still has huge untapped potential to replace aging nuclear reactors - Wales Green Party 19-10-10

Bristol Port Company has welcomed the Government’s rejection of plans for a barrage across the Severn Estuary October 2010

Severn Tidal Power: Feasibility Study Conclusions - The Department for Energy & Climate Change Press Release 18-10-10

Shadow Secretary of State for Wales, Peter Hain MP joins the debate on the plan to axe the Severn barrage - The BBC 18-10-10

Huhne drops Severn barrage to invest in wind power - Independent on Sunday 17-10-10

Severn barrage scheme set to be abandoned next week - this is devon 16-10-10

Severn Tidal project's future comes down to “political risk” - Tidal Today 01-10-10

Huhne to sink plans for giant Severn barrage - WalesOnline 22-09-10

Coalition set to axe £20bn funding for Severn Barrage -The Guardian 05-09-10

Announcement on Severn Tidal project due this Autumn - New Energy Focus 31-08-10

Check out the new Magnificent Severn Festival website August 2010

Vince Cable MP: Green industries can be the future - The Hounslow Chronicle 30-07-10

CHECK OUT THE NEW 'BORE FORUM'!! CLICK HERE

'Short-sighted' Government to axe Sustainable Development Commission 21-07-10

Who then will tell the story of our last hunters? - Mike Pitts Digging Deeper 19-06-10

Radio - Row over Severn Barrage goes on - Today Programmme 27-04-10

The Severn Estuary Tidal Barrage Project overview 21-04-10

'Kingmaker' Clegg confirms his party's line on barrage 20-04-10

New Report Slams Severn Barrage Plans: A Disaster Waiting to Happen for Wildlife and Fisheries 13-04-10

Barrage plans could be on hold 12-04-10

Tidal Today Guest Editor, Camilla Horrox of WWF discusses the Severn Barrage: All our eggs in one basket? March 2010

Energy at any price? New Severn Barrage Report launched by the Avon Wildlife Trust 11-03-10

Plans for the 'old-fashioned' Severn Estuary barrage will have devastating affects on wildlife according to animal experts, writes the Western Mercury 11-03-10

Joint statement claims “political pressure to commit the Labour party to a tidal power-generating barrage across the Severn from Cardiff to Weston is highly inappropriate” 06-03-10

Severn Barrage would have 'devastating impact' - reports the Wildlife Trust 03-03-10

'Severn Barrage would be a disaster for Bristol Port prosperity' - One of the Port of Bristol's top executives has warned that a £21bn Severn Barrage would be a disaster 12-02-10

The Weston Morning News reports that the 'Barrage could destroy estuarry' 09-02-10

Severn Barrage could cause floods, says the RSPB - The Daily Telegraph 09-02-10

Video - Harnessing the Severn 01-11-09

Severn barrage work 'may not start for years' reports the Bristol Evening Post 20-10-09

Barrage scheme would be unlikely before 2020, and costs for the shortlisted schemes could rise, with connections to the National Grid alone projected to cost some £2bn - New Civil Engineer 14-10-09

CCC: More renewable generation needed to meet 2050 targets 12-10-09

Liberal Democrats back £3.2bn barrage across the Severn at Annual Conference 21-09-09

Balfour Beatty swoops on Parsons Brinckerhoff for $626m 17-09-09

Giffords, has been selected by offshore energy specialist VerdErg to provide engineering and cost estimation support for its proposed Severn tidal fence scheme 03-09-09

Severn Barrage ‘could lead to flooding’ in Welsh cities according to WalesOnline 07-08-09

Metoc, the environmental engineering consultancy, has been appointed by the Severn Tidal Fence Consortium to study potential alternatives to the Severn barrage 24-07-09

Video - Ed Miliband (Secretary of State for DECC) visits the controversial River Severn 24-07-09

Lord Smith & the Environment Agency warns against Severn tidal power scheme 17-07-09

Severn tidal power schemes: Prepare for a dust-up says the Financial Times 16-07-09

Q&A: the Guardian discusses our campaign 16-07-09

UK Government has published its reponse to the first Severn Tidal Power consultation 15-07-09

Bristol: the SeaGen tidal energy system has become the first–ever marine renewable energy project to be accredited by the UK energy regulator
07-07-09

The Severn barrage is a test case for a new political proposition: that it is all right to cause massive environmental damage in order to tackle other potentially catastrophic environmental problems - The Times 05-07-09

Bristol ports 'at disadvantage if barrage is built' say the Bristol Evening Post 01-07-09

Video - The Severn Barrage: Why it will cause major problems for all nearby 25-06-09

Lib Dem Cllr Paul Crossley says 'No Thanks to a Severn Barrage'
11-06-09

Wildlife experts warn against River Severn barrage plan 09-06-09

Severn tidal reef project back on track 01-06-09

Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust fear barrage could damage wildlife 20-05-09

Leanne Wood AM argues that 'New evidence casts doubt over Severn Barrage' 14-05-09

Lord Hunt, Minster for Sustainable Development reveals that English and Welsh waters wil be checked for tidal power potential 30-04-09

Less than 1,000 respond to barrage study - the Western Mercury reports 28-04-09

A missed opportunity as the Public Consultation ends 24-04-09

Local economy could suffer and tourism will be virtually 'wiped out' if plans for a Barrage become reality 21-04-09

Steve Webb MP's blog - a barrage of options
17-04-09

Severn Barrage: Liberal Democrats throw weight behind Shoots Barrage proposal 16-04-09

The Bristol Evening Post writes 'MPs oppose £20bn Severn barrage' 16-04-09

Dispatch from the Severn - The Financial Times talks about the Severn Bore 11-04-09

Severn Barrage - impossible to fund due to the recession, according to John Penrose, MP for Weston-Super-Mare 06-04-09

There is a choice in the Severn Estuary 02-04-09

Welsh Assembly Government - New fund open to take Severn Estuary tidal concepts from the drawing board 02-04-09

Two public meetings organise by Burnham's MP David Heathcoat-Amory 02-04-09

Leanne Wood, AM for South Wales Central, holds public debate
30-03-09

'Irreplaceable treasures dating back millions of years will be lost if plans to build the Severn Barrage go ahead' warns Professor Simon Haslett on BBC One’s Countryfile 28-03-09

Recession leaves Pelamis wave project struggling to stay afloat
19-03-09

Government plans to 'nationalise saltmarshes'
17-03-09

Why I'd rather give my reef plan to the public
17-03-09

£2bn habitat bill for Severn barrage 27-02-09

The Severn barrage is a waste of money, reports The Guardian 12-02-09

Stuart Ballard, Chairman of Save our Severn - the Severn: we don’t have to dam it 30-01-09

Media response to the Government Severn Estuary Shortlist 28-01-09

Severn Barrage Consultation Details 27-01-09

Government consultation unnecessarily limited, says WWF 26-01-09

Barrage decision ‘short-sighted and disappointing’
26-01-09

SEVERN TIDAL POWER CONSULTATION LAUNCHED TODAY BY DECC 26-01-09

Canada says no to Tidal Range Technology
23-01-09

GOVERNMENT UNDER MORE PRESSURE FROM PEERS ON SEVERN BARRAGE PLANS 22-01-09

Severn Barrage: Conservation versus Green Energy - putting the record straight 18-01-09

95 species of fish threatened by a proposed Severn Barrage 14-01-09

Stop the Barrage NOW featured in The Guardian
06-01-09

Peers criticise plans for Severn Barrage 29-12-08

Stop the Barrage NOW makes front page news with one of the regions top papers 23-12-08

CAMPAIGN REVEALS SECRET BARRAGE JOBS BOMB 22-12-08

The Severn Barrage and The Marine & Costal Access Bill - Second reading speech of Lord Davies of Coity 18-12-08

Peers Slam Plans for a Severn Barrage – Bad for Jobs, Bad for Wildlife 16-12-08

Parsons Brinckerhoff has made huge miscalculations on tidal lagoons’ costs – Tidal Electric Ltd 14-12-08

Marine & Coastal Access Bill Briefing - Lords Second Reading Debate 04-12-08

Stop the Barrage NOW campaign mentioned in the Houses of Parliament debate 27-11-08

RSPB against a Severn Barrage – “Reef better than Barrage”. 26-11-08

Wye and Usk Foundation and the Severn Barrage
10-11-08

Severn reasons to say no to a severn barrage
07-11-08

Fish likely to be off the menu if barrage goes ahead
27-10-08

“Government should not rely on inclusion of the estimated generating capacity of the [Severn] barrage to reach the 2020 renewable target”.
24-10-08

Barrage not worth job losses or environmental damage, say southwest public 20-10-08

BBC Wales – ‘A Barrage of Questions'
Week In – Week Out
15-10-08

Barrage may increase Severn flood risk, warns Stop the Barrage NOW campaign 10-10-08

EU boss cool over barrage 08-10-08

Stuart Ballard of ‘Save our Severn’ questions whether the proposed Severn Barrage is a renewable energy source 07-10-08

IPA report slams viability of Barrage 02-10-08

Greens add weight to barrage alternative calls
24-09-08

Survey finds public unaware of proposed Severn Barrage plans 19-09-08

 

 

 

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