PUBLISHED: 07:00 01 December 2018, reporter Andrew Hirst
Hundreds more wind turbines could be built off the Suffolk coast after the region's seabed was included in a new round of bidding for developers.
The Crown Estate announcement has proved divisive, with business leaders welcoming the economic opportunities, while campaigners warn of the environmental impact of onshore infrastructure.
SEAS attended the Cabinet meeting at Suffolk County Council on January 14th where Councillor Richard Rout, Cabinet Member for Environment and Public Protection, presented their response to SPR's DCO proposals for offshore windfarms East Anglia One North (EA1N) and East Anglia Two (EA2). Find out exactly what your local Suffolk County Councillors have said to add weight to your Representations.
Plans for offshore windfarms off the Suffolk coast have not been thought through adequately, says Suffolk County Council. Among the issues raised were the visual impact on the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, impact on tourism, the severe effects on the village of Friston, doubts about the planting mitigation, noise and disturbance on communities and road networks.