Lets Call it Green!!!

Lets take a technology, spend billions on it, Pay for it from taxpayers and household bills, Drive up fuel poverty. Ignore the carbon footprint of extensive manufacturing per turbine, Create toxic lakes mining for the rare metals required, Don’t count the cost of the steel and concrete manufactured, Don’t count Read more…

Could a new council policy defeat wind farm bids?

A community leader has accused renewables companies of treating East Lothian residents as “second-class citizens” after they unveiled plans to add about 40 more wind turbines to the Lammermuir Hills. But East Lothian Council’s environment spokesman believes the plans could be scuppered by new council guidance on large-scale wind farms. Read more…

Community benefit can prove divisive

In response to the piece on community benefit and Newburgh Community Trust; Murdo Fraser is calling a spade a spade. Community benefit is an inducement to buy support for a planning application and is one way of trying to make an unacceptable proposal acceptable. Whether the money comes from the Read more…