Wind farm inquiry into West Huntspill wind farm decision nears
will be able to have their say about plans to build a new wind
farm near Burnham-On-Sea when a week-long public inquiry into
the scheme takes place later this month.
firm Ecotricity is seeking to reverse Sedgemoor District Council's
decision to reject its proposals to build four 120m tall wind
turbines at Black Ditch in West Huntspill, pictured above.
first reported here,
the public inquiry will be held in Burnham's Princess Theatre
between February 19th-22nd and on 7th March at Bridgwater Town
has submitted an appeal to the Planning Inspectorate in a bid
to over-rule last April's decision by district councillors due
to landscape and biodiversity concerns.
Members of the public will be able to attend and, at the Inspectors
discretion, express their views. Any
members of the public who wishes to attend and has a disability
should contact Sedgemoor District council to confirm that suitable
provisions are in place.
opposed to the plans say they are disappointed that Ecotricity
has submitted the appeal and will be fighting the bid.