Author Archives: CWW

ANTI WIND CAMPAIGNERS THANK THE WIND INDUSTRY FOR HIGHLIGHTING THE GLOBAL NETWORKING OF ANTI WIND GROUPS

ANTI WIND CAMPAIGNERS THANK THE WIND INDUSTRY FOR HIGHLIGHTING THE GLOBAL NETWORKING OF ANTI WIND GROUPS The wind industry has surely shot itself in the foot by commissioning a study to show the extent of the networking across the world by anti wind groups. They would not have expected to see the amount of global [...]

Perverse Killington Wind Farm decision called in by Secretary of State

Today spirits were lifted of those devastated by the perverse decision of South Lakes District Council planning committee’s decision to approve plans for turbines on the edge of Yorkshire Dales National Park.  http://www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk/news/10992120.Killington_wind_turbine_decision__called_in__by%20_government/ The application from Banks Renewables was approved last week.  This was despite the recommendation for refusal from their own planning officer.  There were over [...]

National news and local applications

A reminder that https://www.wind-watch.org/news/ is a great place to get (and share) relevant news stories from around the world, as home-owners sue wind-farm landlords and bats and birds continue to be killed by turbine blades. Interesting removal of data from a gov.uk site…http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/willheaven/100243023/nuclear-power-vs-wind-farms-the-infographic-the-government-doesnt-want-you-to-see/ Locally applications for turbines large and larger still continue to come in – in [...]

RES commission report as trout die and village floods near Cumbria windfarm

BBC report on problems facing the village of Gilcrux;  residents and businesses near Tallentire windfarm believe that the vast slabs of concrete the turbines are embedded in have affected the water courses.  This is a concern many voice; it seems obvious that hundreds of tonnes of concrete are not going to absorb and distribute water [...]