Wind turbine ‘secrecy’ under fire

East Lothian Council

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A move to allow council managers to privately decide on plans for seven more wind turbines near Dunbar has been branded “wholly inappropriate”.

A report was due to be debated by councillors at a meeting of East Lothian Council’s cabinet in Haddington on Tuesday but was withdrawn from the agenda.

The council has been consulted by the Scottish Government Energy Consents Unit on an application by Fred Olsen Renewables Limited for an extension to Crystal Rig windfarm in the Lammermuir Hills.

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