Powys County Council have objected to all three applications for large windfarms at Llaithdu, Llandinam and Llanbrynmair.
The recommendations were rejected because of fears about the impact on local transport, tourism, wildlife, and noise levels. A public inquiry has now been triggered with the final decision resting on the UK Government.
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Very cold and windy. Some sunny breaks but plenty of snow showers feeding in the from the east.