When are they going to stop talking?
WITH reference to the Severn Barrage article, there are several things that worry me about the barrage across the Bristol Channel but none of them are concerned with the
WITH reference to the Severn Barrage article, there are several things that worry me about the barrage across the Bristol Channel but none of them are concerned with the environmental impact, only with when are they going to stop talking and get on with it?The wetlands will move and so will the birds that live there. The tidal flow and the effect on the channel will be dealt with and resolve itself as nature tends to do. The boats will continue to pass up and down the channel. The motorway link across the top will make Weston into a busy town again as well as making a trip into Wales free (I hope). And we get electricity without using gas, coal or nuclear fission. Your report kept mentioning other ways to generate power which were greener and less of an impact on the environment but did not say what they were. Is there some miracle of power generation we are not being told about? It can't be wind power as a simple little turbine to power a single farm was rejected down at Brean. Some kind of incinerator burning waste to make power? Show me one that works! And where would it be built? Wave power? Is there any wave power generators making power on the scale of a barrage anywhere in the world? Sun power? In Weston? So it's time for these environmentalists to tell us exactly how they intend to generate the power of the proposed barrage from 'other' green sources. Yes, creating the barrage will use carbon but we get a constant tide, a link to Wales and electricity from the tide. Three wins I think!TOBY HAMMOND - Lower Kewstoke Road, Weston