Articles filed under Impact on Landscape from UK

Wind farm storm at Rossie blows up again

​Campaigners against a wind farm outside of Montrose are urging people to object to another plan for turbines. A planning application for two wind turbines was lodged in January. The 2013 application by the same developers, for three turbines, was withdrawn having attracted more than 90 objections.
22 Feb 2015

Government rejects wind farm plan

“The Scottish Government wants to see the right developments in the right places, and Scottish planning policy is clear that the design and location of any wind farm should reflect the scale and character of the landscape and should be considered environmentally acceptable.”
18 Feb 2015

Chairman of the National Trust accuses arrogant political class of ruining countryside

The Northumbrian coast is wild no more, raddled with lines of wind turbines. Giant turbines are rising round the perimeter of the Lake District and on the exquisite Lleyn peninsula beyond Snowdonia. Unbelievably, the glorious county of Dorset is to be desecrated by three huge turbine arrays along its spine. Is this how David Cameron wants his Coalition to be immortalised?
15 Nov 2014

Wind farm dismissed over impact on church setting

The secretary of state has refused a recovered proposal for three wind turbines in Norfolk against an inspector's recommendation, concluding that their impact on the setting of a grade I listed church, a conservation area's character and appearance and the local landscape outweigh the benefits of wind energy development.
31 Oct 2014
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