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31/03/2016

Appeal: Cumulative impact of Caithness turbines judged ‘negligible’

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Permission has been granted for three wind turbines in Caithness, Scotland, after a reporter determined that their visual impact against a backdrop of existing and consented wind farms did not warrant a refusal.

Reporter David Liddell noted that the three turbines would be an extension to the consented five-turbine Achlachan wind farm, which would be immediately north of the appeal site. Within 120 metres of the site there is one operational and two consented wind farm developments, totalling 49 turbines.

The Highland Council refused permission for the scheme on the grounds that it would cumulati.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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