Ministers urged to protect countryside and oppose windfarms
The Scottish Government has been urged to draw up a national planning policy to protect the "precious" countryside from "inappropriate" windfarms.
The Scottish Government has been urged to draw up a national planning policy to protect the \"precious\" countryside from \"inappropriate\" windfarms.
The Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCoS) issued the plea after a local authority rejected three applications for turbines to be installed in its area.
David Gibson, chief officer for the MCoS, hit out at First Minister Alex Salmond's "seeming willingness to allow power companies to industrialise our landscapes by building vast windfarms in highly inappropriate settings".
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