The Lydd Airport Action Group has been campaigning against the expansion of the airport.
Louise Barton told ITV News it would continue to fight the plans and expected the proposal now to be embroiled in years of legal wrangling.
"The whole nuclear safety argument has been completed disregarded," she said.
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