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Windfarm ban in Hampshire?

Hampshire County Council is considering proposals to ban the development of wind farms because they have an "adverse impact" on the landscape. The news comes as campaigners protest against the proposed Navitus Bay development in Dorset.

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Wind farms could be banned in Hampshire

Hampshire County Council is considering banning the development of large scale wind farms.

The authority is consulting on proposals which would stop all large wind turbines and wind farms from being built on council owned land.

A new report says that while the turbines provide green renewable energy they have an "adverse impact" on the landscape.

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