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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AND SO SAY ALL OF US! UK PARTY LEADERS CALLED TO ACCOUNT ON WIND

Press Release             20 March 2015           For immediate release   Party leaders challenged on mountain and wild land protection As General Election approaches, public need to be able to decide which party deserves their vote   As the General Election draws closer, party leaders at Westminster and Holyrood have been challenged to say where
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TURKEYS DON’T VOTE FOR CHRISTMAS

Commenting on the latest poll from Scottish Renewables, Linda Holt, spokesperson for Scotland Against Spin said: “It’s no surprise that surveys commissioned and paid for by the wind industry or its cheerleaders always show great public support for wind energy.  Their questions are deliberately phrased to elicit a positive response. It’s a bit like asking
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SAVE LOCH NESS HOLYROOD PETITION

Graham Lang, chair of Scotland Against Spin (SAS), the national alliance which campaigns for reform of Scottish wind policy, commented on the press statement by the Friends of the Great Glen: “Petitions to the Scottish Parliament are supposed to give people a “direct way” to raise issues with their parliament, but in practice almost all
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CAMPAIGNERS CALL FOR URGENT ACTION AS GOVERNMENT ADMITS CARELESS WIND FARM CONSTRUCTION HAS DAMAGED ENVIRONMENT

A report for Scottish Natural Heritage on 20 wind farm and hydro-electric sites identifies extensive bad practice, environmental degradation and poor monitoring and enforcement by local authorities – SEE 14.07 A report to SNH – Assessing the Success of Restoration and Reinstatement – July 2014-3 Linda Holt, spokesperson for national alliance Scotland Against Spin which
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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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Scientific Alliance report challenges WWF Scotland’s Claims

A report written by Stuart Young in collaboration with Dr G. Lindsay on behalf of the Scoentific Alliance has been produced challenging the assertions made by WWF regarding wind energy power generation, and how the energy produced enough power for all of Scottish Households. Wind Turbines alone generaetd as estimated 812,890MWh of electricity6 to the
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Linfairn Addendum – please object by 30 January

We have a quick urgent appeal from Save Straiton for Scotland; WilloWind have lodged an Addendum to Linfairn Wind Farm and, although they have reduced the amount of turbines, this proposal would still brutally dominate the Girvan Valley as shown below. Over 6,000 objections were raised before and all of these will still count –
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