[ exact phrase in "" • ~10 sec • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]

LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate $10

Donate $5

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Wind turbine appeal is turned down  

Credit:  Carmarthen Journal, www.thisissouthwales.co.uk 4 April 2012 ~~

An appeal by a renewable energy company against a refusal of two 218-foot high wind turbines near Crymych has been turned down.

The appeal against a previous county council refusal to grant planning permission for two 330kW wind turbines on Frenni Fawr was made by Gareth Tucker of Seren Energy Limited.

It was turned down by a planning inspector following a visit to the site on March 19.

The report stated that the planning inspector said the main issue was the effect of the proposed development on the character and appearance of the area.

Planning officer Andrew Poulter said: “A long-distance walking route links Frenni Fawr to the main range of the Preseli hills. Users of this route would experience a very large visual impact where it passes close to the proposed turbines.

“There is a balance to be struck between the desirability of renewable energy and landscape protection.

“I do not consider that the environmental and economic benefits of renewable energy generation would outweigh the harm that would arise to the landscape in this instance.”

The proposed development at Dolau Newydd on the north-facing slopes of Frenni Fawr was refused by planners in July 2011.

Source:  Carmarthen Journal, www.thisissouthwales.co.uk 4 April 2012

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate

Share:

Tag: Victories


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Share

Wind Watch on Facebook

Follow Wind Watch on Twitter