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New Bill That Defines Minimum Distances from Turbines to Homes starts its progress through Parliament

A new Private Members’ Bill had its first formal reading in the House of Lords yesterday (26 July 2010) To be known as the  “Wind Turbines (Minimum Distances from Residential Premises) Act 2010”, it makes provision for a minimum distance between wind turbines and residential premises according to the size of the wind turbine; and [...]

LUFF PROPOSES LAW ON WIND FARM “BUFFER ZONES”

Tuesday 20th October 2009 A piece of legislation to control the distance between wind farms and the nearest house is to be introduced into the Commons next month Legislation backs VVASP campaign for a 2Km No Zone Mid Worcestershire MP Peter Luff, who has been working with residents on the proposed Lenches/Bishampton wind farm in [...]

Bishampton Bank to be first area for makeover by ScottishPower Renewables as they announce Phase1

09-09-2009 ScottishPower Renewables today released details of the first phase of development for the proposed Lenchwick Windfarm. ScottishPower Renewables, which has a track record of multiple planning applications and has proposals to extend all of its existing industrial wind power generating sites, today released details of the proposed locations of the first set of wind [...]

Local MP, Peter Luff comes to hear the Concerns of Local Residents

On Friday 17 July Peter Luff, visited the house of Jon and Diane Richardson in Sheriffs Lench to see the wind test mast, and the proposed site of the wind farm.  The picture is of Jon Richardson with Peter Luff and  a few Sheriffs Lench residents. In the background is the expected site of  three [...]

BBC Interviews EPAW – European Platform Against WindFarms

Listen to the interview from the BBC World Service on 17th July From Dominic Mette, Secretary-General, EPAW, 17th July 2009 The BBC had to postpone the interview because no one from the government or from the wind industry was prepared to take part in a debate with EPAW. The BBC looked for other possibilities, and [...]

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