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Residents 'support' isle turbines

Most people who live near the site of a proposed 27-turbine wind farm on Skye support it, according to a community council chairwoman. Moira Macdonald, of Skeabost and District Community Council, said a ballot of Edinbane residents last year found the majority back Amec's plans.
8 May 2006

Wind farm OK

PLANS for a wind farm in Rossendale have been given the go-ahead after the Government agreed land could be used for the project.
8 May 2006

Wind farms are cash cows

Unfortunately, the wind industry proponents would prefer the public to remain ignorant of the fact that wind farms will have no effect on climate change, will never provide a secure supply of power for the future, but will result in high electricity prices and an increase in fuel poverty.
5 May 2006

Marquess opposes wind-farm plans

Marquess of Bute opposes plans to build wind farm in Argyll and Bute. Claims a seventh wind farm would ruin countryside and destroy tourism. Joins 300 ojectors opposed to the 20-turbine development at Lairgie
5 May 2006

Wind farm farce at Plough

THERE will be no going around in circles at The Plough Arts Centre in Torrington when a new show hits town to dissect the wind turbine argument in hilarious detail.
4 May 2006
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