Salmond’s defence of wind turbines reaps hurricane
Alex Salmond has defended onshore windfarms, saying they do not spoil the countryside and actually make Scotland more attractive.
Campaigners branded the first minister “out of touch” last night – and warned that his stance on the issue would cost him victory in the independence referendum.
The SNP leader told delegates at a renewable energy conference in Edinburgh that he did not think there was any serious evidence that windfarms were incompatible with the landscape.
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