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Power battle over pylons in the Lake District

Plans to put more than 20 miles of pylons across parts of the Lake District have prompted protests from residents, who say that some of the most beautiful views in the national park will be ruined.

The National Grid says the pylons are needed to carry electricity from a new power station on the Cumbrian coast.

Our environment correspondent Claire Marshall reports.

  • 13 May 2016
  • From the section UK