A number of large-scale wind farms in parts of Lincolnshire have been proposed as part of plans to reduce carbon emissions. North Kesteven, West Lindsey and City of Lincoln councils are considering recommendations to build dozens of turbines across the district. The consultation is part of a Local Plan shared by the councils. Opponents have criticised the use of onshore turbines due to their impact on the environment and noise concerns. Richard Wright, Leader of North Kesteven District Council, said: “This is about identifying what is needed to hit carbon net-zero in this region.” He added that despite some opposition to the idea, people’s attitudes had changed, and there was now “overwhelming support” for action on climate change.
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