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Monday, November 03, 2003

On Shore Plants Prove Controversial in Britain

In the United States, onshore wind farms have been developed for nearly twenty years with little controversy - while recent offshore proposals like Cape Wind have generated opposition. In Britain, it's different - at least according to this report by Juliette Jowit, The Observer 10/26/03. According to the article,
plans for massive expansion of wind farms on British land are threatened by public protest - causing the government to urge that public funding be concentrated on supporting off-shore wind turbines and more futuristic wave and tidal power.


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