masabahouse (masabahouse) wrote,
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Wind power desires frustrated by the culture of NIMBYsm



Restrictions on local plans are said to be responsible for preventing renewable power projects like wind farms being given the green light, A number of research sources reveal that two out of three applications for onshore wind farms are being rejected. Many potentially good schemes are turned down authorities every year. Wind power operators and environmental groups have called for action to win over a NIMBY trend against new projects.

Related story: http://www.readingchronicle.co.uk/news/woodleyandearley/articles/2010/01/28/44535-an-ill-wind-for-turbine-protestors/
Tags: energy, nymbysm, power, renewables, wind
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