By | Campaigns, Save the Conwy | One Comment

On Thursday 28th September 2016 RWE withdrew their planning application for the Conwy hydro scheme. This followed a phone call in which the Snowdonia National Park Authority planning department, forced by the overwhelming evidence presented to it

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Tree Officer Objects

By | Campaigns, Save the Conwy | No Comments

In common with the Senior Ecologist the National Parks Tree Officer has serious concerns about the proposed Conwy Falls HEP scheme. The problem lies with the incredibly restrictive CMS (construction method statement) the developer had proposed in order to convince the National Park that serious environmental damage will not occur.

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Total Disregard for the National Park

By | Campaigns, Save the Conwy | 26 Comments

The Afon Las Hydro Scheme is a small scheme built in a beautiful part of the Llanberis Pass, one of the most iconic mountain passes in the UK. Part of the scheme lies within a SAC / SSSI . The SAC(Special Area of Conservation) status should afford this site one of the highest levels of environmental protection, it’s general location should afford it the highest level of landscape protection. In Save the Conwy’s opinion sites like this should be protected from all development but that however is not the point of this piece.

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