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Appeal: No conflict between carbon-emitting facility and climate declaration

Cheddar Gorge, Mendip Hills / iStock: 475963308

A gas-powered energy generator providing back-up electricity during peak demand periods would not be contrary to the council's declaration of a climate emergency despite producing carbon emissions, an inspector has ruled, citing a national policy statement.

LOCATIONAxbridgeAUTHORITYSedgemoor District CouncilINSPECTORNick DaviesPROCEDUREWritten submissionsDECISIONAllowedREFERENCEAPP/V3310/W/20/3263845The appeal concerned agricultural land to the west of Axbridge, a Devon town close to the Mendip Hills area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB).The appellant, Balance Power, sought permission for a gas-powered energy generation facility comprising........
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