Humber offshore wind site goes ahead despite habitat concerns

RSPB says there is a substantial risk that proposed compensatory habitat will fail and cannot understand why Natural England has given it the all clear

Able UK is to build the £450m 320-hectare marine park in the Humber estuary (photograph: Paul Glazzard, CC by SA 2.0)The UK’s first major offshore wind turbine manufacturing site is to be built despite concerns that an associated habitat compensation scheme will fail.

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