TITLE

Grid finds pylons highly charged

PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Utility Week;4/22/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 15/16, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the opposition of the Campaign for the Protection of RurEal Wales (CPRW) to a plan by National Grid to establish a substation in rural mid-Wales. According to CPRW Director Peter Ogden, the substation and power line proposals may represent a shameful and depressing ending for mid-Wales' landscapes. National Grid's proposed new transmission schemes in England and north Wales are also facing opposition from eco-group Buglife and led to a legal action in the High Court.
ACCESSION #
60389945

 

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