Decision day approaches for wind farm plan on Tigers' WW1 battlefield site

Decision day approaches for wind farm plan on Tigers' WW1 battlefield site
 

A decision is looming on controversial plans to build massive wind turbines the site of a First World War battlefield where tens of thousands of British soldiers died.
French firm InnoVent wants to put up three turbines, each twice the height of Big Ben, on the site of the 1915 Battle of Loos, in northern France.
The Royal Leicester Regiment, known as the Tigers, lost more than 500 men in just a week of fierce fighting.
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19 December 2017 in Regional East, Views: 38
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