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Silk Commission: Energy powers could end project 'log jam'

Powers to grant high power energy projects could be devolved to Wales, a report looking at further devolution has recommended.

The Silk Commission said all energy projects which produce up to 350MW should be devolved, and the UK government should have to consult Wales on projects over that size.

Wales should also get power over sewerage and responsibility for marine conservation should be extended from inshore areas to offshore, the report said.

Roger Pinney reports.

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