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A government minister has cast doubt on whether the proposed Severn barrage should go ahead.
A private consortium wants to build a £25 billion barrage between Weston-super-Mare and Cardiff, though it would require government support.
Hafren Power claims it could generate 5% of the country's energy from the tidal power harnessed.
But today the Energy Minister Greg Barker MP told MPs more work needed to be done to establish the costs and impact it would have on wildlife and the port of Bristol.
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Bath are top of the Premiership tonight after an outstanding bonus point win over title rivals Leicester at The Rec.
Swindon had an impressive win over Sheffield Utd, Bristol City extended their unbeaten start, while Yeovil picked up their first home win.
Gloucester were unable to build on two early tries as they lost at home to Exeter Chiefs on Friday night.