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East Lothian Council urges caution on wind farm proposals

East Lothian Council

East Lothian Council

East Lothian Council is advocating tighter controls on proposed large wind farm developments.

Planning guidance covering wind farms of 12 megawatt or over was approved at a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, with councillors agreeing to support a presumption against larger schemes across most of East Lothian.

Councillor Michael Veitch, the depute leader, said: “Our natural landscape is undoubtedly our county’s greatest asset and we must be wise custodians of it.”

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