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Wind Farm Plans
have been revealed for a wind farm near New Luce. Behind the
proposed development are Scottish and Southern Energy. The
Galloway and Upper Nithsdale MP Peter Duncan has this week
given the proposals a cautious welcome, although he stressed
the need for consultation on the plans.
said: "The success of the wind power development at
Windy Standard has shown what can be done to generate green
energy in a manner that minimises visual impact and reduces
any detrimental effect on tourism.
have received a briefing from Scottish and Southern Energy
on their proposed new site and am pleased to give it a cautious
they must do however is be much more specific on potential
visual impact and reassure local communities that the effect
of the development will not be to force a visual scar on
to our precious Galloway landscape".