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26/10/2016

Appeal: Leswalt wind farm allowed despite coastal landscape impact

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Killantringan lighthouse

The development of eight wind turbines has been allowed on an area of coastal farmland east of Leswalt and west of Stranraer in Scotland, despite a reporter finding that the scheme would fail to conserve the natural heritage of the area.

Reporter David Buylla noted that Dumfries and Galloway Council’s was dissatisfied with the visual impact of the development from a number of locations including core paths, the Southern Upland Way, minor roads and residential properties. It expressed particular concern about harm to views from the sea and from Killantringan lighthouse.

Bullya agreed that the scale of the proposal is.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

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