Mountain ‘under siege from windfarm firms’
CAMPAIGNERS and mountaineers believe an iconic Munro is “under siege” from windfarm developers.
Proposals for another turbine development on Ben Wyvis also led to accusations that people in rural areas were being treated as “collateral damage to the Scottish Government’s insane energy policy”.
A third renewables company has set its sights on building a windfarm on the lower slopes of the 3,431ft peak. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS), which has almost 12,000 members, has already fought off plans for a larger scheme in the foothills and is now battling a second.
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