National Trust Joins Windfarm Objectors
The National Trust for Scotland has echoed official objections from residents and other quangos about plans for a giant windfarm on a Highland estate owned by its former chairman.
April 4, 2006
by Iain Ramage
in This is North Scotland
NTS policy chief John Mayhew has written to the Scottish Executive's energy consents unit stating that the trust is "broadly sympathetic" to issues raised by Scottish Natural Heritage and the John Muir Trust about proposals for 43 turbines, each 125 metres high, on the Lochluichart Estate near Garve, Ross-shire.
To date, Scotland's National Trust has objected officially to only one windfarm application, that of a massive development close to Culzean Castle in Ayrshire.
Mr Mayhew tells Highland Council planners: "The trust is not able to get involved in commenting on this proposal in detail. However, it has seen... [continue via Web link]