Critical moment in fight to save internationally important wetlands
The Gwent Wildlife Trust (GWT) is arguing the case to save Wales' own equivalent of the Amazon rainforest, the Gwent Levels. GWT will give their final evidence to the Public Inquiry into a new motorway across a large area of precious wetlands and GWT will cross-examine the Welsh Government's consultant on sustainable development.
The wildlife charity is trying to halt plans to put a new 6-lane motorway across 15 miles of the Gwent Levels - a proposed bypass around Newport, south Wales - and has summoned a group of experts to provide evidence of the destruction that the new road would... read more
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