March 15, 2011
consultation begins this week on wind farm plans
consultation has started this week on plans to build five new
wind turbines on land near East Huntspill.
District Council has received an application from EDF Energy Renewables
for the turbines on farmland between the former Royal Ordinance
Factory and the Huntspill River near East Huntspill and Woolavington.
application also seeks consent for associated infrastructure which
includes roads, a control building, and a permanent anemometer
The public consultation period will run for 21 days from
Tuesday 15th March.
The details of the new application, including the precise locations
of the proposed wind turbines and the associated infrastructure,
can be viewed on the councils website or at the councils
offices at Bridgwater House in Bridgwater.
Residents are welcome and encouraged to comment on the application
and may do so by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or by letter. Letters should be marked for the attention of Development
Management and make reference to the application number 54/11/00004/CG.