LOCATION/TYPE

NEWS HOME

[ exact phrase in "" • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]


Archive
RSS

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Get weekly updates

WHAT TO DO
when your community is targeted

RSS

RSS feeds and more

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate via Paypal

Donate via Stripe

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Campaign Material

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Wind Watch is a registered educational charity, founded in 2005.

News Watch Home

Wind turbine appeal lodged as campaigners ready for new battle 

Credit:  25/03/2013 | The Bucks Herald | www.bucksherald.co.uk ~~

An appeal has been made against a council decision to block plans for a 101m metre wind turbine near Aylesbury.

The man behind the proposal, Jeremy Elgin, said Aylesbury Vale District Council’s decision was incorrect given the UK’s ‘energy crisis’.

Opponents of the scheme say they were expecting the appeal and are ready to fight it.

Mr Elgin’s plan for the turbine at his Ford farm was thrown out by the council’s development control committee in January but the Planning Inspectorate will now have the final say.

Mr Elgin said: “We were disappointed but not surprised by the committee’s decision.

“The situation regarding UK energy is becoming more apparent and more pressing.

“The chances of blackout have risen significantly.

“When I first brought this up two years ago I was ridiculed by many people but it has proven to be true.”

Adam Cooper, a member of the Ford Action Group Against Turbines, said they were surprised it had taken so long for an appeal to be made.

He said: “It is not at all unexpected.

“We have been ready for it since the decision was made.”

It is not yet known when a decision will be made on the appeal.

The Planning Inspectorate has previously approved the building of a 140m wind turbine in Quarrendon, a project which was blocked by the council. However, it is not clear if this will be built as permission was not given for the building of 1,330 homes in the same area which the turbine would have powered.

Last week the council rejected separate plans to build four wind turbines in Dorcas Lane, near Stoke Hammond.

Source:  25/03/2013 | The Bucks Herald | www.bucksherald.co.uk

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

The copyright of this article resides with the author or publisher indicated. As part of its noncommercial educational effort to present the environmental, social, scientific, and economic issues of large-scale wind power development to a global audience seeking such information, National Wind Watch endeavors to observe “fair use” as provided for in section 107 of U.S. Copyright Law and similar “fair dealing” provisions of the copyright laws of other nations. Send requests to excerpt, general inquiries, and comments via e-mail.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
   Donate via Paypal
(via Paypal)
Donate via Stripe
(via Stripe)

Share:

e-mail X FB LI TG TG Share


News Watch Home

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

 Follow:

Wind Watch on X Wind Watch on Facebook

Wind Watch on Linked In Wind Watch on Mastodon