Controversial plans to extend Hapton wind farm step nearer
A number of objections were received including one from the residents of Thorney Bank Farm, which stands under 1,000m from the nearest turbine. They felt the three new turbines would have a negative impact on their property both visually and through noise pollution.
December 27, 2010
in Burnley Express
Controversial plans to extend a wind farm in Hapton have moved a step closer.
Despite serious concerns being raised over the Hapton Tower site and the impact on neighbouring homeowners Burnley Council's Development Control Committee decided to approve the application.
The final decision will now rest with the council's head of planning who assured the committee all the conditions laid out must be met.
The proposal will see three turbines added to the existing Hameldon Hill Wind Farm taking the total number to six.
A number of objections were received including one from the residents of Thorney Bank Farm, which stands under 1,000m... [continue via Web link]