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Baumber windfarm appeal is thrown out  

Credit:  Horncastle News, www.horncastlenews.co.uk 17 December 2010 ~~

Plans for a massive eight-turbine wind farm at Chase Farm, Buamber, have been thrown out by the planning inspector.

Inspector David Rose dismissed an appeal by developers Enertrag UK following a public inquiry in October.

He was concerned the turbines, which would have been taller than Lincoln Cathedral’s spire, would have a ‘significant’ impact on the landscape, heritage and ecology of the area.

There were also fears over the ‘adverse’ effects on the Ministry of Defence’s radar coverage at the nearby RAF Coningsby.

For a full story and reaction, see the Horncastle News, out Wednesday.

Source:  Horncastle News, www.horncastlenews.co.uk 17 December 2010

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