Legal Challenge to Government Nuclear plan

Friends of the Earth have threatened to legally chanllenge the government over its "fudamently flawed" plans to approve hundres of power plants, wind farms nuclear rectors, pipelines and pylons accross the UK.

Friends of the Earth have written to the energy secetary Ed Milliband advising him that the governments planning statement issued in November breach enviroment regulations.  Friends of the Earth are also supported in this actions by conversation groups WWF and RSPB

The government and energy industry have been expecting to recieve a legal challenge for the past couple of months.  The main issue being over the plan to build 10 nuclear power plants.