SCOTTISH WIND FARM OPPOSITION WELCOMES WESTMINSTER COMMITTEE REPORT

Graham Lang, chair of Scottish national alliance Scotland Against Spin which campaigns for reform of Scottish wind energy policy, said: “The headlines and press release generated by this report are the standard SNP spin about Scotland being unfairly damaged by UK-wide cuts to renewables subsidies, but the report itself tells a different, much more subtle
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UK Government policy causing uncertainty and risks harming growth in Scotland’s renewable energy industry

MPs call for clarity on future support for renewables Scottish Affairs Committee Committee calls on UK Government to work with Scottish Government to support future growth of Scottish renewables industry The Scottish Affairs Committee have today published a report into the renewable energy sector in Scotland. The report highlights the great successes that have been
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Crowdfunding to kickstart device that monitors Low Frequency Noise.

A group of digital entrepreneurs have launched a kickstarter campaign to take a prototype mobile device that monitors for Low Frequency Noise and claims to help guard and reduce against the negative impacts from LFN was launched on the 27th April to coincide with International Noise Awareness Day. The company they have formed; Blossom wrote
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Wind Farm Impacts Study

Scotland Against Spin, the national organisation which campaigns for reform of Scottish wind energy policy, welcomed the publication of the Scottish Government study into wind farm impacts. Linda Holt, spokesperson for SAS, said: “This study is the first of its kind in the world to put the the experience of people living near wind farms
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Judicial Review Group Serves Notice on Den Brook Wind Farm Developer

The Den Brook Judicial Review Group (DBJRG) regrets that the need has arisen to publicly issue the Den Brook wind farm developer, Renewable Energy Systems (RES), with a pre-action protocol Notice of Intent to establish both audible EAM and sub-audible infra-sound noise monitoring. The need has arisen due to continued disingenuous responses and malfeasant submissions
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SAS Newsletter – Election Special

Welcome to the SAS election special! We’ve decided to limit this Newsletter to the parties’ manifestos on energy and wind power. We’ve trawled through them all and extracted the main points, while also sharing our reflections as anti-windfarm campaigners. SAS is as ever politically neutral. We can’t tell you where to put your cross, but
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Campaign urges protection for Loch Ness and the Great Glen

A new video has been produced by Malcolm Kirk to highlight the save Loch Ness and the Great Glen campaign which seeks support for a petition to the Scottish Government to take steps to designate Loch Ness and Great Glen as a National Scenic Area with a priority application to be made to UNESCO so
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Legal & Evidential Submission for Protect Our Water Group (Whitelee Wind Farm)

A group from the Whitelee area; Protect Our Water has now submitted their formal objection and legal evidence to the DPEA regarding the Whitelee phase 3 application. Protect Our Water highlight the insufficiency of the EIA to consider the effects on water supplies, which have previously been highlighted by Dr Rachel Connor. The full document
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