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Council backs huge wind farm plan

"Plans to build the largest onshore wind farm in Europe have been approved by Comhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council).
An application by Lewis Wind Power for a 209 turbine wind farm in North Lewis, costing £400m, was passed by 19 votes to eight on Wednesday evening.

It was approved despite more than 4,000 objections.

The council also approved by 22 votes to 7 an application by Beinn Mhor Power for 130 turbines on the Eishken Estate."

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baza Posted by baza
1st July 2005ce

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