Police were called to Hinkley Point this morning to deal with a small number of people stopping traffic entering the site and leading to queues on the approach road.
They arrested four people for wilfully obstructing the highway.
– EDF ENERGY SPOKESPERSON
We respect the rights of individuals to peaceful and lawful protest, however, we are also mindful of the pressure these events can place on the local community with whom we have strong links.
The safety and security of all our nuclear sites is our overriding priority. We believe strongly that low-carbon nuclear has a vital role in maintaining UK electricity supplies in the future.