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Economic advantages of wind farms- a total illusion

The impact on the people and the beautiful countryside of Mid Wales and Shropshire will be devastating. 800 of these structures in the area proposed is completely and wholly out of proportion. If localism means anything at all, the ruination of the hills should be taken by bodies accountable locally. The macro-economic alleged advantages are, as KPMG point out, a total illusion.
9 Nov 2011

Huge swathes of Welsh woodland could be razed to build new wind farms

Some 386 hectares - each equivalent to the size of a rugby pitch - could be cleared of trees in a plan opponents fear would dramatically change the landscape of Wales. The Forestry Commission, which has tendered for a private company to bid for the clearance work, said the process was only at an early stage and that any construction would still need planning permission.
27 Aug 2011

Outrage as Tory says wind farms are ‘raping' Scotland

"It was clear to anyone who attended the meeting and heard my speech on ‘The Renewable Rape of Scotland' that I was referring to the rampant desecration of the Scottish landscape by wind turbines. The only people who should feel insulted by them are those responsible for despoiling our unique landscape and environment with vast, unsightly and inefficient wind farms."
21 Aug 2011

Planners reject bid for wind turbine

"This is a very good result because we've been working hard on this for 12 months. Objections about the visual impact were the most immediate because that is what everybody thinks about but there were plenty of people whose businesses would have been affected by the noise and the shadow flicker.
10 Aug 2011
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