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Britain has implemented relaxed planning regulations for onshore wind projects in England.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's government unveiled a significant policy shift by announcing plans to fast-track the approval process for onshore wind projects in England, particularly those with strong backing from local communities. This move represents a substantial departure from previous policies, which were often viewed as imposing an effective ban on such projects. Under the new policy framework, which takes immediate effect, the government intends to streamline planning rules related to onshore wind projects. One of the key elements of this initiative is the broadening of the criteria for identifying suitable locations for these projects. This change is expected to provide more flexibility and opportunities for developers to find appropriate sites. Furthermore, the government aims to expedite the allocation of sites, which has been a bottleneck in the past. This policy shift has been met with both support and scrutiny. Advocates argue that it will encourage the development of clean energy sources and create economic opportunities in local communities. On the other hand, critics express concerns about potential environmental impacts and the need for stringent oversight to ensure that the newfound flexibility does not compromise ecological conservation efforts. In summary, the British government's decision to ease planning rules for onshore wind projects in England, with an emphasis on community support, signifies a significant change in energy policy that aims to strike a balance between clean energy goals and environmental considerations. The effects and implications of this shift will likely be closely monitored and debated in the coming months.



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    • Jordan Edmondson

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      This is a great move from the government, but they had to relax the rules over 10 years ago and have actively thought against doing so even this year. They're also allowing over 100 new oil and gas liscenses and failing on pretty much all other fronts.

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      • Judy Holm Climate Designers

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        Yessss but I remain very suspicious of the Prime Minister and connection to Oil and gas

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        • Ingmar Rentzhog

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          @judy_holm_climate_designers maybe they need new Green energy to pump up all that new oil they have decided to extract ….

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          • Patrik Lobergh

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            @judy_holm_climate_designers Same here, he has zero trust from me

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            • Judy Holm Climate Designers

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              @Rentzhog 💯😉

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              • Judy Holm Climate Designers

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                @patrik_lobergh 🙏

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              • Saustine Lusanzu

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                Good move to UK

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