Selby MP welcomes new guidance for onshore wind farms

The MP for Selby & Ainsty has welcomed new rules published by the government which should make it easier for communities to object to proposed windfarms.

Nigel Adams says councils should be able to turn such developments down without the fear of a costly legal battle.

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Wind farm planning changes

Communities are to be given a greater say in where onshore wind farms are located and gain more benefits from them under changes announced by the government.