P&J letters

Dear Sir, It was most interesting to see renowned independent scientist, and deep thinker, James Lovelock pictured in the letters page of Saturday’s P&J, 23rd July. He was quick to realise that windfarms do not address the problems of global warming, stating – “Windfarms won’t cut it at all”. When Read more…

Scottish Government redacts significant part of SAS response to Onshore Wind Policy Statement Refresh

Would we expect anything else?  We have complained and asked for their reasons for redaction.  All responses can be found https://consult.gov.scot/energy-and-climate-change-directorate/onshore-wind-policy-statement-refresh-2021/consultation/published_select_respondent?_b_index=60 Our unredacted response is available here https://scotlandagainstspin.org/2022/01/sas-submission-to-the-scottish-governments-onshore-wind-policy-statement/?fbclid=IwAR2cQhKfmSLTF8kWR-vjLsHTiiMaGdq47Pf7CeIveYMw8p-W_L-axkYv93E Thanks go to all our members who responded individually.  

Uisenis Wind Farm – Pre application

Uisenis Wind Farm – Pre application Up to 26 wind turbines, up to 225m tip height, with associated infrastructure and a total installed capacity of approximately 189 MW. The Proposed Development represents a re-design of the consented 45 turbines of the Muaitheabhal Wind Farm Comhairle nan Eilean Siar https://www.energyconsents.scot/ApplicationDetails.aspx?cr=ECU00004568

Scots Gov is accused of ignoring experts after overturning almost HALF of all appealed planning decisions – Herald

Scots Gov is accused of ignoring experts after overturning almost HALF of all appealed planning decisions By Martin Williams Senior News Reporter The DPEA details show that 164 planning decisions out of 367 were overturned by the Scottish Government in 2021/22. The Scottish Government Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals Read more…