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2nd Report from Wychavon District Council’s Consultants Vindicate VVASP Concerns

A new comprehensive report prepared by Wychavon District Council’s consultants to review the Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment (L&VIA) and associated material submitted by ScottishPower Renewables and to provide independent professional advice to Wychavon District Council, has vindicated VVASP’s concerns about the visual impact. At VVASP, we have consistently held the view that that this [...]

Wychavon District Council’s Consultants Vindicate VVASP Concerns

A comprehensive report prepared by Wychavon District Council’s Environmental Noise consultants to analyse and comment on the noise assessment submitted by Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) in relation to the proposed Lenchwick Wind Farm, has vindicated VVASP’s concerns about noise. The VVASP campaign to highlight the potential impact of noise from the planed industrial wind power [...]

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 [...]

The Department of Energy and Climate Change has commissioned fresh research on wind farm noise

“Confidence has been lost in the ETSU model” 4th June 2010 See original post here: http://www.cieh.org/ehn/ehn3.aspx?id=31194   The Department of Energy and Climate Change has commissioned fresh research on wind farm noise. The move, which has been welcomed by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) , comes despite ministerial assurances earlier this year that [...]

ScottishPower Renewables Wind farm shut over safety fears after 150ft turbine blade falls off

  Wind farm shut over safety fears after 150ft turbine blade falls off Mar 23 2010 Exclusive by Ben Spencer @ – The Daily Record Broken turbine at Whitelee Wind Farm EUROPE’S largest wind farm ground to a halt after a 150ft blade snapped off one of the turbines. All 140 of the giant machines [...]

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