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The Mynydd Llansadwrn Action Group needs your support and so do many other groups campaigning against inappropriate commercial turbines in other areas. The following links will take you to other websites that provide interesting facts and information about wind turbines and community issues. Please visit them !

  • Visit Wales Now - this excellent web site has a very important message for tourists and for the thousands of people in Wales who depend on tourism for their livelihoods.

www.visitwalesnow.org.uk

  • Save Our Common Mountain Environment - SOCME - A massive wind power station, of up to 50 turbines, is planned for Mynydd y Gwair common.

www.socme.org

  • An excellent site with press reports going back several years focussing on the mis-information spread by the wind turbine industry.

www.warmwell.com/windfarms.html

  • The Community of Llanfynydd Against Wind-power Station (CLAWS) group are monitoring the activity of Gamesa with their expected application for up to 16 wind turbines to be sited around Llanfynydd village and on the hill overlooking Brechfa village. For details contact:

  claws1@btinternet.com

  • Brechfa Forest Energy Action Group fighting the proposals to install wind turbines at Blaengwen farm and in nearby areas in or close to the Brechfa Forest (Strategic Search Area G of TAN8). 

www.brechfaforestenergyactiongroup.com 

  • The Glyncorrwg Action Group is fighting proposed wind farm developments in Glyncorrwg near Port Talbot.

www.glyncorrwgaction.org.uk

  • Disturbing photographs of the construction of a huge wind turbine installation at Cefn Croes, destroying the environment over a vast swathe of the Cambrian mountains.

Cefn Croes photo-gallery

  • A community group to protest a proposed plan for 106 large turbines at the Nant-y-Moch wind farm (SSA D of TAN8) near Cefn Croes between Aberystwyth and Machynlleth.

www.windfarmvictims.org.uk 

  • South Wales Alternative To Turbines (SWATT) - A community group campaigning against proposed turbines in the Gilfach Goch and Blackmill area. The main purpose of this site is to build public awareness of the inefficiencies of onshore wind turbines and to build a knowledge base of information to help argue the case. 

www.swatt.org.uk 

www.ref.org.uk

  • Country Guardian - a UK conservation group concerned about the environmental and social damage caused by commercial wind turbine installations.

www.countryguardian.net

  • Europe’s Ill Wind - Europe’s Ill Wind is a film about the views of people living near existing or planned wind farm developments. Their objections have been dismissed by the wind industry, government and pro-wind campaigners as selfish NIMBYism, leaving unanswered many questions about the reliability and environmental credentials of wind energy.

www.europesillwind.org 

  • Two Moors campaign - A campaign group fighting for the protection of Devon moors from giant industrial turbines. The site includes an extensive list of links.

www.twomoorscampaign.co.uk  

  • Stop the Spin - represents communities in one of the UK's turbine plague hotspots on the Northants/Leics/Warwicks borders. Have a look at their website, especially the "hints to developers" page:

www.stopthespin.org.uk/index.html

  • Jenny Keal and David Bellamy - two artists who specialize in landscape painting and campaign for the protection of unspoilt landscapes.

www.davidbellamy.co.uk/wind.htm 

  • Powys bridleways - this website has been created to pursue equestrian rights over land in Powys threatened by wind farms.

www.powysbridleways.co.uk

  • Llandudno Action Group - campaigning against the building of a huge wind-farm of over 230 off-shore turbines in Llandudno bay.

www.saveourscenery.com

  • No to Nant y Moch Wind Farm - The magnificent wilderness around Nant y Moch and Pumlumon in the Cambrian Mountains is highly cherished: a sacred, exquisite jewel, but this fragile upland is under threat from a large wind power station development with associated electrical grid development across Mid Wales to Shropshire.

http://www.nonantymochwindfarm.co.uk

  • Stop Wadlow Wind Farm Campaign - a local group fighting against plans to build a wind farm in the gently rolling South Cambridgeshire countryside.

www.stop-wadlow-wind-farm.org.uk 

  • Habitat21 - Wind Turbines and Reality - a website which discusses renewable energy - especially wind energy - objectively.

www.habitat21.co.uk/WIND1.html 

  • The Scottish Wind Assessment Project - a research programme which seeks to collate existing studies and commission new work to investigate claims made for or against the use of wind energy and associated issues.

www.swap.org.uk

  • European Platform Against Windfarms (EPAW) - A pan-European alliance of action groups with the aim of co-ordinating protest campaigns across Europe.

www.epaw.org 

  • National Wind Watch Inc. - a very useful source of news and information about wind farms in USA, Canada and Europe.

www.wind-watch.org 

  • Dr Nina Pierpont, based in the USA, is collecting research information on wind turbine syndrome, a vibro-acoustic disease which appears to be caused by low frequency vibrations from large industrial installations, including wind turbines.

www.windturbinesyndrome.com

www.ninapierpont.com 

 

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