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

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]


News Home

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


Press Releases


Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics


Allied Groups

East Lindsey District council stance on wind turbines after John Hayes Coalition wind farm row  

Credit:  Louth Leader | 4 November 2012 | www.louthleader.co.uk ~~

Reported comments by Lincolnshire MP and Energy Minister John Hayes on wind farms last week triggered a response from East Lindsey District Council.

ELDC’s Portfolio Holder for Economic Regeneration, Coun Craig Leyland, said: “East Lindsey District Council has always taken a robust stance with any on-shore wind proposals that would impact harmfully upon the character and appearance of our valued landscape and our residents.

“That stance has been strongly put to and noted by Government advisors and Planning Inspectors at the numerous appeals we’ve fought.

“John Hayes’ comments appear to signal a change in direction from the Government which we welcome.

“This council is spending hundreds of thousands of pounds of taxpayer’s money each year to defend its planning decisions against energy giants and what needs to happen now is that central government policies are changed to reflect this new direction.”

Prime Minister David Cameron said in the House of Commons there has been no change towards renewable energy.

Source:  Louth Leader | 4 November 2012 | www.louthleader.co.uk

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


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook


© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.

Wind Watch on Facebook

Follow Wind Watch on Twitter