Residents fears over giant pylons

Residents in North Somerset are worried about National Grid's proposals for pylons from Hinkley Point to Avonmouth. They'll pass by one Axbridge couple's land who fear their livelihood will be affected

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Response from Pylon-Moor-Pressure:

“Since 2009 when this scheme was first announced, people in Somerset have been outraged that National Grid thinks that this outdated technology is acceptable throughout the beautiful countryside of Somerset and North Somerset. They fully understand that burying the power cables will cost more but it’s a price they are very willing to pay to protect our countryside for future generations to enjoy.

National Grid still have not provided sufficient information to justify their choice of an overhead line and they need to consider other methods, such as an underground cable or preferably a sub-sea connection”.

– Maggie Gregory, Pylon-Moor-Pressure spokeswoman

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