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UK — Overwhelmed by turbines

David Rose — This Is Hull and East Riding — April 6, 2013

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has been increasingly concerned about the targeting of the East Riding by wind turbine developers.

This particular form of renewable energy is blighting the landscape, despite the best efforts of East Riding Council.

Current government policy confusion encourages wind developers to make applications almost regardless of landscape impact or the suitability of the site.

The East Riding has been overwhelmed by the number of applications and CPRE Yorkshire and Humber is seeking support from local MPs to lobby the Government to develop a strategic plan-led approach that recognises landscape capacity, including the cumulative impact of onshore wind turbines.  Continue reading, here…..


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