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08/07/2016

Appeal: Eight-turbine wind farm approved for Mochrum Fell moorland

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MOCHRUM FELL

Falck Renewables Wind Limited has won an appeal against the refusal by Dumfries and Galloway Council of an eight-turbine wind farm in Mochrum Fell near Parton, Castle Douglas, despite the scheme attracting a “very large number of objections”.

The appellant originally submitted plans for an 11-turbine scheme, which were rejected by the council.

Reporter David Liddell argued that the scheme would result in significant landscape and visual impacts on the character of parts of the Stroan Foothills, including cumulative impacts on the Stroan unit landscape character area in association with a wind farm at Blackcraig and a yet to be.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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