RSPB Scotland joins opposition to £800m Shetland windfarm plan

By morag lindsay

Published: 25/07/2009

Another leading environmental charity has lodged an objection to the Viking windfarm proposal in Shetland.

RSPB Scotland said the £800million development in its current form would result in “significant and unacceptable adverse impacts on many bird species”.

It comes after the John Muir Trust warned that the 150 turbines being proposed by Viking Energy would have a serious and hugely damaging impact on the landscape of the islands.

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