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“We have become aware that some of the companies submitting planning applications to create wind farms have been citing the previous County Council’s policies in support of their application. Whilst the County Council accepts the contribution that renewable energy plays in tackling climate change, we feel passionately about our beautiful county. Taking this into account we would urge the planning authorities to give full and careful consideration of the impact that a wind farm development would have on the local community and on the rural environment. “We are concerned about the impact on the countryside of wind turbines, and are looking closely at the place this technology has in our strategy to reduce the county’s carbon emissions. This review is due for completion in May 2010.”