Bryan Ferry, the British rock star, has hit out at wind farms that are spoiling Britain’s countryside, warning that “enough is enough”.
The Telegraph — November 18, 2012
In an outspoken attack, the 67 year-old, said he was left angry at the “scarring” of “breathtaking” views after he took a flight over Yorkshire.
“I absolutely hate them,” said the father-of-four adult children, whose current wife Amanda is 36 years his junior.
“I was in a plane a while ago and I was flying over Yorkshire.
“It is possibly one of the most beautiful landscapes in this country and I looked down from the window and all you could see were wind farms scarring this gorgeous, breathtaking countryside. Enough is enough, when is this going to stop?”
His comments in the Mail on Sunday’s Live magazine came amid a new debate over the role of wind farms in Britain.
Last week a Conservative minister defied Liberal Democrat Energy secretary Ed Davey to insist no more onshore wind farms would be built beyond those already planned.
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