Cornwall Demonstration

October 20, 2013

http://cornwallwindwatch.wordpress.com

 

Covered by ITV:

http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/story/2013-10-19/truro-renewable-energy-rallies/

Additionally we’ve been sent some photos from the demonstration. Well done Cornwall Protect and all those who went along.

 

 

 

Cornwall Protect:

http://www.cornwallprotect.org/

So far the press seems to have missed the point and reading the comments section it seems as though a wind developer and Fiends of the Earth tried to high-jack the event. Dirty tricks – sounds about right for the wind industry.

“Campaigners for and against wind turbines and solar energy came face to face during separate demonstrations on Truro’s Lemon Quay.

Residents from across Cornwall, including members of the Green Party and Friends of the Earth, turned out carrying placards carrying anti and pro renewable energy messages.

Those joining the rally against such schemes claimed they were ruining the county’s unique landscape.

They argued turbines, many hundreds of metres tall, were too noisy and had a detrimental impact on people living nearby. Others claimed solar farms took up too much land.”

Read more: http://www.thisiscornwall.co.uk/Campaigners-wind-turbines-come-face-face-Truro/story-19960045-detail/story.html#ixzz2iGv8hlLM

More photo can be found here:

https://www.facebook.com/WindEnergysAbsurd

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