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Appeal: Clark refuses wind turbine amid lack of community support


Communities secretary Greg Clark has overruled an inspector’s decision to approve the erection of a single wind turbine in Kislingbury, Northamptonshire, after determining that community concerns about the visual impact of the turbine had not been addressed.

The appeal was recovered as it “raises important issues for the application for wind farm policy”.Clark agreed that the landscape in the area could by typified as “typical of a gently undulating, working agricultural landscape” where man-made intrusions such as “flour mills, power lines, tall buildings and the motorway” are easily accommodated, and agreed that the proposed turbine would........
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