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Petition to Government

Petition to:
Establish an automatic
buffer zone of at least 2 km
between any new industrial
size wind turbine and any home.
Number10.gov.uk
"We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Establish an automatic buffer zone of at least 2 km between any new industrial size wind turbine and any home."

Details:
No industrial size wind turbine will be built closer than 2 km unless the right to protection has been waived by all households within this 2 km zone.

http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/2000metres/

Main Organisations Associated with Lenchwick Windfarm

Scottish Power Renewables Developers putting forward the proposal
www.scottishpowerrenewables.com
Dulas

(Retained by Scottish Power Renewables)

Dulas Ltd are a world renowned renewable energy company offering professional services for clients wishing to implement renewable energy
http://www.dulas.org.uk/

Dulas has been advising on carbon reduction strategies for over 25 years.
Renewable Energy Consultancy & Project Management

Over 235MW  of consented applications achieved:
Go here to find out about the work they do for Scottish Power:
Wind Development and Planning Services

BWEA – British Wind Energy Association Operators and Producers Professional Trade Body and PR Organisation
http://www.bwea.com/
Embrace Wind PR Organisation for Windfarm Operators (Part of BWEA)
www.embracewind.com/
Wind Farm Myths – The Operators Viewpoint
http://www.embracewind.com/myths.html

General:

Burton Wold Wind Farm A smaller windfarm – 10 turbines 20 MW – The turbines are 99.5m high with 71 m rotor blades
http://www.burtonwoldwindfarm.com/
Check out the photographs of the open day to judge the scale of the project:
http://www.burtonwoldwindfarm.com/Photographs-OpenDay.aspx
Renewable Energy Foundation "REF encourages the development of renewable energy and energy conservation whilst safeguarding the landscapes of the United Kingdom from unsustainable industrialisation."
http://www.ref.org.uk/
Country Guardian "A UK conservation group which has campaigned against the construction of wind turbines in environmentally sensitive areas."
http://www.countryguardian.net/

"The Case Against Windfarms" is an authoritive, referenced document written by Dr John Etherington ( © Dr JR Etherington).
http://www.countryguardian.net/Case%20document.htm
Industrial Wind Action "Dedicated to providing information on industrial wind energy to enable communities and government officials to make informed decisions"
http://www.windaction.org/
Wind Watch "Source for research material and news about industrial wind power"
http://www.wind-watch.org/
Campaign to Protect Rural England "Campaign for a sustainable future for the English countryside"
http://www.cpre.org.uk/
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Recycling information, news and local UK recycling directory.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Campaign Groups in Other Areas:

There are numerous groups around the country. Some useful / informative websites including:

Chilla, (North Devon) http://www.chilla-against-turbines.co.uk/
The purpose of this site is to educate and inform everyone in the Highampton, Black Torrington, Odham, Northlew, Beaworthy, Chilla and Halwill areas of North Devon on the current investigation by Scottish Power to build 15 large-scale wind turbines in the area.
Cambridge (Boxworth) http://www.stopcambridgewindfarm.org.uk/

Application Defeated on Appeal – see how and why, details here:
http://www.stopcambridgewindfarm.org.uk/Pages/appeal_decision.htm

Linton, Cambs http://www.stoplintonwindfarm.org.uk/
Wadlow Farm, South Cambs http://www.stop-wadlow-wind-farm.org.uk/
Moorsyde Action Group http://www.moorsydeactiongroup.org.uk/
Cotton Farm Wind Farm, http://www.stopthewindfarm.org.uk

Wind Energy Industry

Npower renewables http://www.Npower-renewables.com/cottonfarm/index.asp
British Wind Energy Association The trade and professional body for the UK wind renewables industry
http://www.bwea.org/
Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (BERR) The government department responsible for UK renewable energy strategy
http://www.berr.gov.uk/
National Wind Watch Gathers news and opinion items about developments related to industrial wind energy.
http://www.wind-watch.org/news/

Other Useful Websites

Tewkesbury AdMag Letters Response to Evesham Journal Article
http://www.tewkesburyadmag.co.uk/news/letters/3817591.Wind_Turbine_Farms/

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