Marchers say no to wind turbines
MORE than 200 people, who are fighting against a proposed wind farm, staged a protest march on Sunday. ...Rowan O'Duffy of the Stop Benington Wind Farm (SBWF) action group, said: "Areas of outstanding natural beauty like this are precious and need to be looked after.
"We must save the historical landscape of Cotton Lane and High Elms Lane. The significant change to the character and appearance of the landscape caused by wind turbines hugely outweighs the benefits in terms of renewable energy generation."
October 11, 2007
in The Comet
MORE than 200 people, who are fighting against a proposed wind farm, staged a protest march on Sunday.
Holding banners, they marched through the village of Benington against plans to erect three 120metre-high wind turbines on High Elms Lane, between Benington, Aston and Watton-at-Stone.
The project, which is due to be submitted for planning permission to East Herts District Council in early to mid November by local landowners RH Bott and Sons, is expected to supply enough power for around 3,000 homes if it is given the go ahead.
But residents in the surrounding area are concerned that the wind farm will... [continue via Web link]