[ exact phrase in "" • ~10 sec • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]

LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate $10

Donate $5

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Clach Liath wind farm plan dropped  

Credit:  BBC News | 22 March 2013 | www.bbc.co.uk ~~

Plans for a wind farm on the lower slopes around Ben Wyvis in Ross-shire have been abandoned.

Developer Falck Renewables said it would not appeal a decision by Highland Council to refuse planning permission for the Clach Liath project.

The company had proposed installing 17 turbines.

Mountaineer and broadcaster Cameron McNeish, Ferintosh Community Council and the Mountaineering Council of Scotland had opposed the scheme.

On Saturday, during the SNP conference in Inverness, campaigners are to hand over a petition calling for a halt to wind farms across Scotland.

Wind Wise Radio has gathered more than 4,400 signatures. Stop Highland Windfarms Campaign and Scotland Against Spin backed the petition.

Campaigners are hoping Rhona Weir, the widow of climber, writer and broadcaster Tom Weir, will be able to hand the petition to First Minister Alex Salmond.

Environment Minister Paul Wheelhouse is expected to receive it.

Source:  BBC News | 22 March 2013 | www.bbc.co.uk

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate

Share:


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Share

Wind Watch on Facebook

Follow Wind Watch on Twitter