The Prime Minister, David Cameron, is said to be backing plans for the controversial Severn Barrage.
It's claimed the 30-billion-pound scheme would generate five per cent of Britain's energy needs and give the South West economy a huge boost. But conservationists claim it would have a devastating effect on wildlife
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