Questions Raised Over Economic Legacy Of New Barrage Across The Severn Estuary

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Industrial buildings besides the Severn Estuary at Avonmouth is seen... News PhotoAvonmouth,Bristol - England,Built Structure,England,Environmental Issues,Horizontal,Human Interest,Industry,UKPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesSEVERN BEACH, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18: Industrial buildings besides the Severn Estuary at Avonmouth is seen from Severn Beach on February 18, 2013 near Bristol, England. Bristol elected mayor, George Ferguson, has recently claimed that the proposed 30bn GDP Severn barrage could have a detrimental impact on the regional economy if it goes ahead, but supporters of the project claim it could provide 5 percent of the UK’s electricity and create thousands of jobs. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)