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An MP has vowed to write to Sedgemoor District Council and the government to oppose plans for a wind farm near Brent Knoll.
With the news of the arrest of seven people linked to a government promoted renewable energy project, the regional administration has found itself embroiled in a corruption scandal the like of which it has not experienced since the revelations, several years ago, regarding a scheme to excavate a hill in Fuerteventura in the name of art.
Ministers have rejected an application to construct a wind farm on common land at Whinash, near Tebay in Cumbria.Editor's Note:The link below will take you to the Whinash decision documents.
Four appeals have been lodged with An Bord Pleanala regarding Wexford County Council's decision to refuse planning permission for the proposed 'Kilbraney Wind Farm'.
A Mix-up in assessing a windfarm application's potential risk to eagles will not have an effect on other plans, the executive has confirmed.
Plans to create England's largest wind farm in Cumbria have been rejected by the government. Editor's Note:The link below will take you to the Whinash decision documents.
THE company behind the plan to build a wind farm on Denshaw Moor has yet to decide whether or not it will appeal against Oldham Council’s decision to refuse permission.
Tests are being sought to determine whether a renewable energy park could be created in Cumbria.
LISBON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - Portugal will carry out one of Europe's biggest tenders for wind power on Wednesday in a bid to cut its heavy fuel bill and clean up its record as a top greenhouse gas polluter.
A GOVERNMENT minister was today accused of "lying" over a proposed multi-million pound wind farm for Greenock.
A Planning committee chairman was yesterday forced to use his casting vote to ensure wind speed tests can continue at two sites in Lochaber.
THE world's biggest renewable energy developer is investigating sites for new windfarms near Longhirst and Netherwitton.
THERE are now at least SEVEN firm proposals for multi-turbine windfarms in Northumberland, with a further two possible schemes revealed. Aluminium giant Alcan and Scottish Power are hoping to erect 16 turbines each 120 metres tall on land West of the smelter at Lynemouth.
PLANNING officials are being swamped with around 50 objections a day to a proposed new wind farm on a Lothian estate.
PROTESTERS are celebrating after a plan for a giant windfarm on the Pennine moors was rejected.
By excluding from council business any councillor who can be considered to have a "prejudicial interest", the code is now being widely used to silence councillors who wish to speak on behalf of the communities they represent.
Plans to build a wind farm at a Greater Manchester beauty spot have been rejected by councillors.
CAMPAIGNERS who oppose plans to extend the Blaen Bowi wind farm near Newcastle Emlyn are stepping up their fight this week.
ENERGY giant E.ON UK, bidding to build the controversial wind farm on Denshaw Moor, has been caught red-handed after voting a staggering 104 times in our opinion poll.
A pioneering green energy firm misled consumers about the amount of power generated by its wind turbines, a watchdog has ruled.