Tourism and the Wind Industry’s analysis

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Every few years the wind industry or the Scottish Government roll out a Tourist Report that claims wind farms don’t damage tourism. We had the Moffat report which had more holes than a colander and the report on the Solway Firth which claimed that the projected damage to tourism in the area would not impact on any other area in Scotland. We have now had the Biggar report which conveniently includes all urban visitors in it’s analysis amongst many other other inaccuracies.  How many Wind Farms are built in urban environs? The John Muir Trust has taken them to task and has  produced a very interesting response by Douglas Wyn BSc(Soc), MSc(Econ). A detailed read but well worth the effort.

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About Dougal Quixote

Slightly mad. Always believes a cup is half full so continues to tilt at Wind Turbines and the politicians that seem to believe it is their god given right to ruin Scotland for a pot of fool's gold.
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