East Anglia TWO Offshore Windfarm

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East Anglia TWO Offshore Windfarm

Received 24 January 2020
From Carole Heath

Representation

Cumulative impact on local communities of up to 7 different energy projects Unsuitability of Thorpeness cliffs as site for landing cables Use of unspoilt countryside at Friston for substation complexes the size of Wembley Stadium. Substations destroying environmentally sensitive areas, cable trenches and haul roads too close to residential homes. Threat to wildlife and important Sandlings Heath, severing the Suffolk Coast and Heath AONB. Causing problems to migrating species and severing the wildlife corridor. Destruction of ancient woodland. Local road network unsuitable for high traffic loads and more HGV’s. Light pollution, Suffolk Dark Skies lost. Suffolk famous peace and tranquillity lost, noise pollution, air pollution. Trenches dug through Suffolk light sandy soil blows causing visibility hazard, health issues. Increased traffic on roads causing danger to cyclists and residents Emergency Services. Decline in tourism, loss of trade, visitor income and jobs leading to social economic decline. Permanent/temporary closure of PROWS (footpaths, bridleways, cycle paths)