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REVOLT Powerline Concerns Health Hazards Need UK Energy Policy

Opposition
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Support

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Since the Proposal for the Overhead Line was first raised the local population and others have shown their opposition in many ways. Onto page 2

Large slurry tank painted with NO MORE PYLONS

Roadside billboard NO

Slurry tanks and other objects have been painted to show the strength of feeling.

NO PYLONS picked out on hillside in yellow signsschool children and adults placing signs on hillside

A hillside overlooking the A19 York  to Middlesbrough trunk road had "NO PYLONS" picked out in the yellow "NO PYLON" signs.

NGG keep out stickers on field gate

NGG keep out stickers on field gate

Farms affected display "KEEP OUT NO CO-OPERATION" signs.

Stop the giant pylons sticker on blue landrover

Local vehicles sport "CAR STICKERS"

Mobile crane hoisting NO MORE PYLON banner aloftNO ploughed into field at Winton Bank

Walkers including Chairman of North Yorkshire County Council Bill Barton and local Councillor John Dennis
A local farmer ploughed his objections and a protest march started from an adjacent field along part of the route of the proposed line.  The start marked by a crane supported banner only one third the height of the proposed pylons.

Walkers included Chairman of North Yorkshire County Council Bill Barton and local Councillor John Dennis

(Crane courtesy of Nick Douglas Crane Hire 07071 220000)

protest marchersprotest marchers

About 200 or so protesters walked accompanied by dogs and the media.

minibus and protesters

A group of protesters attended the National Grid Group AGM in Birmingham.  A list of the questions was presented in advance and many were raised at the meeting.  The board agreed to meet with REVOLT representatives.  However to date they have tried to impose unreasonable conditions on any meeting. (more)

national grid surveyor with ngc's media spin doctor

 

REVOLT has a Pylon watch organisation which tries to keep tabs on National Grid's surveyors and contractors.

 

Surveyors here are accompanied by Stewart Grant; NGG's media and PR consultant.

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poster comparing pylons with york minster houses and st mar's thirsk

don't pile pylons on us poster

view of existing 400kv line with national park to right
view of vale of mowbray obscured by pylon

What is not wanted or needed: more overhead lines    Onto page 2

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