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Welsh Assembly Members back wind farm letter to PM

Montgomeryshire Assembly Member and Shadow Minister for the Environment, Russell George, has looked to gain cross-party support in the National Assembly to challenge the UK Government’s policy on subsidising onshore wind energy.

Russell George: Council should back local hydro scheme!

Montgomeryshire Assembly Member and Shadow Environment Minister, Russell George, has said that Powys County Council should support the Penarth Weir Hydro Scheme in Newtown, as it is a great example of a community-led renewable energy generation project.

Climate change guarantees needed from Labour

Shadow Minister for Environment Russell George AM commented on the publication of the Climate Change Risk Assessment and the Environment Minister’s subsequent statement to the Assembly.

Russell George welcomes enterprise development for Powys

Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George, has welcomed the announcement made by the Business Minister that government officials will be exploring Local Growth Zones in Powys to stimulate economic development in Mid Wales.

Russell George signs a scale to protect our seas

Shadow Environment Minister and AM for Montgomeryshire, Russell George, is supporting Wildlife Trusts Wales’ Petition Fish campaign to protect our seas and the amazing wildlife it supports. He has shown his support by signing a scale on a Petition Fish at a launch event in the Senedd yesterday (24.1.12). 

AM meets deaf young people to learn about acoustics in schools

Russell George, Assembly Member for Montgomeryshire, met with two deaf young people this week to learn about acoustics, as part of a campaign by the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) Cymru to make schools accessible to children with a hearing loss.

Minister hears concerns of Mid Wales Business

Montgomeryshire Assembly Member, Russell George, said that the meeting he organised with the Welsh Business and Enterprise Minister this week in Newtown was ‘productive’.