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Highland councillors refuse wind turbines at Forss  

Credit:  BBC News | www.bbc.co.uk 19 July 2012 ~~

Highland Council’s planning review body has opposed a planned extension to a wind farm on a former Cold War base.

RES wants to add five turbines to the six it already has at Forss in Caithness.

Highland Council previously refused a planning application for the five new turbines.

The local authority’s planning review body re-examined that decision at the developer’s request and has also refused to give consent to the plans.

RES said the five turbines already at Forss generated enough electricity for more than 3,700 homes. It said the additional turbines could supply up to 5,000 homes.

A US Navy radio station was built at Forss in the 1960s.

It was used to communicate with US nuclear submarines during the Cold War.

Military operations at Forss were later wound up and the station’s radio masts were dismantled and removed in 1992.

Source:  BBC News | www.bbc.co.uk 19 July 2012

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