HOME

NEWS

CHARITIES

VOLUNTEER

ACTION CENTER

ADD CHARITY

CONTACT

SUPPORT

World Environment Community Health Animals Celebrity Submit A Site Find A Charity
Support for wind farm campaigners

Eastbourne Herald

1790 days ago   Article ID# 1530497
Original URL

 

Friends of the Earth

EASTBOURNE, U K (Eastbourne Herald) - The controversial wind farm planned for land in Polegate has plenty of support according to Friends of the Earth campaigners.

The campaigners, who are calling the group Yes to Polegate Wind Farm, aim to show there is backing for the five wind turbines proposed at Shepham Lane.

A planning application has been lodged with Wealden District Council and a decision on the turbines, which will stand taller than Big Ben, is due in the summer.

The wind farm supporters were out in Polegate on Saturday and shoppers were asked to sign letters of support.

Karen Stewart, member of the campaign group, said, “We believe this wind farm is good news for Polegate.

“It will produce electricity from the wind around us and could save up to 14,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year.

“Renewable energy projects like this make good economic and environmental sense. While some residents raised concerns, about 80 per cent gave it the thumbs up.”

The wind farm has received much opposition from residents with hundreds raising their concerns with the council.

The developer proposing to build the turbines, Galliford Try Renewables, recently produced an information booklet about the turbines which aimed to address the concerns raised by the residents.

Supporters of the scheme urge people to find out more about their campaign by visiting www.yestopolegatewindfarm.wordpress.com.

Copyright 2017 Eastbourne Herald   (Copyright Terms)
Updated 1790 days ago   Article ID# 1530497

Friends of the Earth    View Charity Profile    Visit Website

More Friends of the Earth News

American retirement funds contribute to deforestation and climate change

94 days ago From mongabay.com 

MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA - ...

Protest calls on BLM to reject fracking plan in Ohio's Wayne National Forest

101 days ago From biologicaldiversity.org 

TUCSON, ARIZONA - ...

Airlines will pay just pennies on dollar for climate pollution under new global 'offset' scheme

141 days ago From biologicaldiversity.org 

TUCSON, ARIZONA - ...

UK fracking battle heats up

191 days ago From dw.com 

BONN, GERMANY - ...

Hardwood from illegal logging makes its way into UK stores

243 days ago From theguardian.com 

LONDON, U K - ...

Go to page:   1    2  3  4  5  Next >> 

<< Return To Environment News

Action Center

Great Barrier Reef could face another big coral bleaching event this year

Action: Climate Change

The Great Barrier Reef faces an “elevated and imminent risk” of more widespread coral bleaching this year, the reef authority ...

Alert: 3,890 wild tigers left on earth

Action: Wildlife Conservation

Wild tigers, the majestic animals that once roamed the earth in their tens of thousands, are close to extinction.

Deforestation in Brazil increased 30% in 12 months, agency says

Action: Stop Deforestation

In the 12-month period that ended last August, deforestation in Brazil increased in almost 30 percent.

It is a ...

Protect Appalachia from mountaintop removal

Action: Stop Pollution

Every day millions of pounds of explosives are detonated in Appalachia, blowing off the tops of mountains to expose seams of ...

Protect coral reefs at Port Everglades

Action: Save Our Oceans

Just a few miles off the Florida coast lies the third-largest coral barrier reef system in the world. These corals, which ran ...

View All Actions >>

 

 

Charities

News

Follow Us

Support

Find A Charity

Action Center

World

Community

Facebook

Twitter Support

Contact

Volunteer

Add A Site

Environment

Animals

Google+

Privacy Policy

Copyright

 

 

Health

Celebrity

Terms of Service

Copyright © The Charity Vault All rights reserved.