Protesters hope meeting will lead to public inquiry
Protesters in Northumberland will meet tonight [Tues] as part of their bid to stop the North-East's biggest wind farm being built.
February 7, 2006
in The Journal
Npower renewables want to build 18 turbines - each one six times the height of the Angel of the North - in Middlemoor, off the A1, north of Alnwick, in Northumberland. The company argues wind power is essential in tackling global warming and ensuring the UK does not run out of energy supplies.
But opponents say the turbines will scar the Northumberland countryside and damage the county's tourism industry.
The scheme is too large to be considered by Alnwick District Council and has been referred to the Department of Trade and Industry.
But protesters say if Alnwick District Council objects... [continue via Web link]