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Australia say 2K is close enough…

Australia’s Coalition has pledged to stop wind farms from being built within two kilometres of homes, without the consent of residents. The Planning Minister, Matthew Guy, has called in a proposed three turbine wind farm at Chepstowe, near Ballarat, which is close to one occupied dwelling.

Lenches Windfarm Rejected!

Today’s Planning Committee decision to reject the windfarm application is the right one. Large wind turbines should be more than 2Km from homes and preferably offshore. For over two years we have been working towards achieving this decis how to win back your ex> ion. The journey has been long and arduous and deeply affected […]

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 […]

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 […]

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