Brunta Hill scheme set to be turned down – Southern Reporter

A wind farm which could lie within a kilometre of the Southern Upland Way is being recommended for refusal by planning officials. The Brunta Hill scheme, proposed by developer PNE Wind, is set to be decided by members of the council’s planning committee on Monday. The proposed eight-turbine wind farm near Westruther has attracted 110
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Wind farms annoying but not damaging to health, NHS report finds

by Rosalind Griffiths Wind farms may cause “annoyance” and “distress” but they are unlikely to have any serious health implications apart from sleep disturbance and symptoms of stress. That is the conclusion of a report from NHS Shetland, written at the request of Shetland Charitable Trust. According to the report, written by director of public
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Akin to throwing steak to hyenas – Scotland Against Spin condemns announcement by OFGEM

Scotland Against Spin condemned today’s announcement by Ofgem as “grotesque and utterly immoral” and “proof that Ofgem is not fit for purpose and little more than the lackey of the wind industry”. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/energy/10216239/Scottish-wind-farms-handed-1.3m-annual-discount-while-southern-power-plants-to-pay-more.html Spokeswoman Linda Holt said: “UK wind farms already revel in some of the highest subsidies in the world and now Ofgem has
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Media ‘Green Wars’ Break Out/Trending Central

t is the business of the Fourth Estate to be sceptical. Sceptical, that is, of government, of political agendas and of vested interests. While that scepticism still applies to Big Corporate, Big Oil et al, the mainstream media (MSM) has been asleep at the wheel when it comes to Big Green – and the huge
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