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Campaign to withdraw subsidies for wind farms  

Members of a group campaigning against a windfarm are urging people to sign a petition calling on Tony Blair to withdraw subsidies for onshore turbine developments in ‘valued landscapes’.

Members of Den Brook Valley Action Group (DBVAG), which has been fighting plans to build nine 394ft-tall wind turbines in the valley between North Tawton and Bow, are awaiting the outcome of a public inquiry into the plan, which was held in November.

In the meantime, the group is calling on people to sign an online petition set up by anti-windfarm campaigner Bill Short, from the North of England.

The closing date for the petition is February 23, shortly before the Government publishes its report on the Renewables Obligation, the system which pays subsidies for renewable development.

Muriel Goodman, of DBVAG, said: “If it were not for the subsidies, there would not be the dash-for-cash building of turbines that blight the lives of individuals and communities as well as the landscape.”

The petition can be found at

6 February 2007

westernmorningnews.co.uk

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