Renewables industry slams Pickles over 50th wind farm intervention

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Communities Secretary calls in his 50th wind farm planning application for ministerial assessment, riding roughshod over local planning decisions

RenewableUK yesterday launched a fresh attack on Communities Secretary Eric Pickles, accusing him of "unprecedented interference" in the planning system in an attempt to block wind farm developments that...

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