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Take action to stop onshore wind turbines damaging the countryside

Our new report highlights the dramatic proliferation of onshore wind turbines. In many cases these are damaging valued landscapes and intruding into some of the most tranquil areas of England. We must find a way of reconciling climate change mitigation and landscape protection – otherwise we will sacrifice the beauty and tranquillity of much-loved landscapes.

Onshore wind mapping shows exponential growth in wind turbine planning applications, leaving local communities increasingly powerless in the face of speculative applications from big, well-funded developers.

We are calling for a locally accountable and strategically planned approach to onshore wind development. Government must:

Write to your MP. [1]

Map: Onshore wind sites in protected areas

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Map: Onshore wind sites in tranquil areas

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