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Sunday, June 2, 2013

UK residents launch fight against wind farm

Residents and landowners are launching their own campaign against plans to site a 47 acre electricity substation the size of 30 football pitches in their parish.

Residents of Great Hale Fen have been shocked to learn that RWE Npower are in the final stages of putting together development plans to build a 49 foot high, electrical substation on one of four possible sites on their doorstep......

...........Three live badger sets, deer, bat and owl populations have moved into the area following successful environmental schemes run by local farmers in this specific area over the last ten years.

“All of our hard work to restore the natural environment will be undone when construction begins,” says John Mountain, Matt’s father and local farmer for over 45 years.