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02/12/2015

Appeal: Ayrshire wind turbines ruled no risk to air traffic

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A recalled appeal for three wind turbines in the town of Ardrossan, near Glasgow, has been allowed after mitigation measures were agreed to prevent the turbines from interfering with air traffic control radar.

The appeal was recalled by Scottish ministers because of the proposal’s potential adverse impact upon the safe provision of the primary surveillance radar display for Glasgow Prestwick Airport, with reference to the Town and Country Planning (Safeguarding Aerodromes, Technical Sites and Military Explosive Storage Areas) (Scotland) Direction 2003.

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