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UK:Onward march of unnecessary wind turbines is a scam

Western Morning News — March 28, 2014

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has been very much in the news over the Somerset flooding scandal – but another vital issue, on which he has been particularly outspoken, is being ignored by our Government… the onward march of totally unnecessary wind turbines, which are ruining the landscape of Cornwall and parts of Devon.

In an unguarded comment during a Press briefing at last year’s Royal Cornwall Show, Mr Paterson described the turbine situation as “a complete scam” – which was widely reported at the time.

If that is the way Government ministers, sensibly, see the problem, why has the administration not yet moved on it, an issue that is causing such widespread distress and mass protest? That county show was last June, and it is high time there was now some action, before it is too late.

There are other vastly more efficient ways of generating electricity, given our nation’s natural resources, like many hundreds of years’ worth of coal. One modest-sized modern power station, with highly efficient carbon-capture filters, would do the job of very many thousands of turbines.   Continue reading here…..

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