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Last Updated: Wednesday, 11 October 2006, 16:43 GMT 17:43 UK
Villagers 'opposed' to wind farms
The majority of residents in a crofting village in Lewis oppose the building of large wind farms, according to a poll.

A survey by Marvig Village Association found most of the 45 residents polled in Marvig, South Lochs, are against the Beinn Mhor project on Eishken Estate.

The results come a week after Western Isles councillors reaffirmed their support for the 120m 53-turbine plan.

The proposal was called in by the Scottish Executive for a decision on whether it should be approved.

The village association survey also recorded opposition to large scale developments across Lewis.




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03 Mar 05 |  Scotland

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