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Hitachi scraps Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant: Industry responds

The Japanese firm has announced it will shelve the £16 billion plant on Anglesey

Minesto enters planning phase with Welsh Government

The move marks the start of the second stage of securing public funding for its tidal technology

Air pollution: Wales proposes to make speed restrictions permanent

The government had introduced temporary 50mph speed limits on five of the main roads and motorways in June this year

Nearly half of Welsh power came from renewables in 2017

There are more than 67,000 renewable energy projects in the country, with a combined capacity of almost 3.7GW

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Tougher rules for Welsh farmers to tackle water pollution

They will be introduced next spring and will come into force in January 2020

Welsh Government commits £50m to improve recycling

It will be consulting on new statutory guidance for councils and new regulations to require businesses to separate their waste in the way households do

Swansea seeks private partners to revive tidal lagoon project

The UK Government refused to back Tidal Lagoon Power’s project earlier this year

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Scotland and Wales concerned carbon tax could replace ETS

Both nations are worried a ‘no deal’ Brexit could devolve powers to England

Hitachi appoints three more UK firms for Wylfa nuclear project

It is expected to produce around 2.9GW of electricity once operational

New £50k Welsh research project to bin marine litter

It aims to develop a plan to work with marine litter action groups, local authorities and higher education to tackle the issue