Seven hundred jobs are at risk amid fears that Eggborough Power Station may be forced to close by the end of 2015 after the Government today confirmed it would not fund plans to convert the coal-fired plant to green energy production.
In a written statement the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Edward Davey revealed the ten energy projects which would get Government funding and Eggborough was not on the list.
This was despite Selby MP Nigel Adams making a last ditch appeal to the Government to get funding to convert the North Yorkshire plant to burning biomass..
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