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Spango wind farm refusal recommended  

Credit:  BBC News | 23 September 2015 | www.bbc.co.uk ~~

Councillors have been advised to reject plans for a 14-turbine wind farm in Dumfries and Galloway due to its “unacceptably adverse impact”.

Community Windpower is behind the Spango scheme north of Sanquhar.

A number of organisations have opposed the project although local community councils have given their support.

The RSPB has also objected but developers claim their revised plans could actually enhance “ecological and ornithological” conditions.

Source:  BBC News | 23 September 2015 | www.bbc.co.uk

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