Nearly half of Scotland in sight of windfarms
The march of wind turbines was laid bare last night as it was revealed that they are visible from nearly half of Scotland.
New figures show that the renewable energy towers can be seen from 41.7% of the countryside compared to 19.9% five years ago.
Protesters warned the situation would get much worse in years to come because the data – released by Scottish Natural Heritage – did not take into account the number of developments now being considered by planning authorities.
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