Go-ahead for giant wind turbine despite protests and Cumbrian council rejection
Last updated at 16:37, Thursday, 20 September 2012
A giant turbine nearly as big as the tower of Big Ben will be built on the outskirts of Workington despite 800 protesters opposing it and the council turning it down.
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whats all the fuss about a windmill, why are people not complaining about the smell from the sewerage works on the main road that is something worth twining about!!!!!
well what do you expect! cameron ( tory )business people,the goverments brown nose brigade. thell do anything to ruine ordinary peoples lives. the countries country side is awash with junk metal wind turbines,thats suposed to reduce peoples electric bills,honestly can anyone tell me there electric bills cheaper!in the Flimby/ workington area? anymore turbines in the flimby area will be an insult to the poor families who live and work in that area.who have to put up with the inconsideration.
How can this be a democratic decision? 800 objections and and following a council planning hearing that rejects the proposal how can the views of one individual(goverment planning inspector) over rule local sentiment. This is a flawed inefficient technology heavily subsidised by the goverment and with subsidies due to be withdrawn before 2015 it is ecconomic maddness.
Money talks "percieved local benifits are tantamount to nothing more than a bribe in order for developers to get there own way