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Russell George welcomes UK stance to veto wind farms

Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George AM, said he welcomed recent comments that UK Government Ministers are preparingto veto major wind farms being built in the British countryside and cut back their subsidies.

More seats welcome but hourly service still needed

Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George, has welcomed Arriva Trains Wales announcement of increased capacity on its Wales and Boarders service but has stated that an hourly service on the Cambrian Line was ‘vital’ to accommodate commuter demand.

Russell George disscusses onshore wind with UK Minister

Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George, said his meeting this week with the Climate Change Minister, Greg Barker MP, was a very productive one, as he felt the UK Government were exploring far more energy avenues than the Welsh Government.

Disappointing news for Wylfa B

Commenting on the news that E.ON and RWE have withdrawn plans to build a new nuclear power station on Anglesey, Russell George AM, Shadow Minister for the Environment, said:"This is obviously disappointing news for Wales’ renewable energy sector, although hope for the future of Wylfa remains strong." 

Food move ‘disappointing’, says Russell George AM

Montgomeryshire Assembly Member and Shadow Minister for the Environment, Russell George, said he was ‘disappointed’ by the decision made by Powys local authority to move food waste collection services away from Newtown to Oxfordshire.