April 9, 2011
attend wind farm protest meeting near Burnham-On-Sea
of people who are concerned at proposals to build a new wind farm
near Burnham-On-Sea attended a protest meeting on Friday (April
60 signatures were collected from people opposed to EDF Energy's
plans to build five wind turbines on farmland between the former
Royal Ordinance Factory and the Huntspill River near East Huntspill.
Huntspill Wind Farm Action Group arranged Friday's Wind Farm Public
Consultation Day at Woolavington Village Hall to gather feedback
on the formal planning application.
Julie Trott, pictured right, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
event went really well - we had a steady flow of visitors throughout
is a lot of concern about the plans and visitors were able to
see the detailed proposals and get advice on writing objection
letters to Sedgemoor District Council."
The details of the new application, including the precise locations
of the proposed wind turbines and the associated infrastructure,
can be viewed on Sedgemoor District Council's website or at the
councils offices in Bridgwater.