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Greenpeace drops legal challenge to block Hinkley C

Prime Minister David Cameron speaking at Hinkley Point B last week Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Greenpeace has dropped its legal challenge to block the new Hinkley C nuclear plant in Somerset.

The campaign group was forced to drop its application for a judicial review after the Government revealed plans for a waste dump, but Greenpeace maintains its view that the radioactive dump will never be built.