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Post by DaveBland » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:11 pm

Please feel free to dump all your cuss words in this 'safe place' to relieve frustrations over the Glen Etive news.
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Post by Mark R » Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:56 pm

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Re: Bollox

Post by DaveBland » Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:26 am

Very eloquently put. Can I quote you on that Sir?
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Post by banzer » Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:41 pm

Not jolly good at all.
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Re: Bollox

Post by Jim » Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:18 pm

Now we need to lobby the Scottish Government.
Unfortunately I am not optimistic about that, they seem keen to push renewables at any cost.

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Post by Robert Craig » Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:22 am

Here's an extract from my email to my MSP, Ivan McKie:

"These hydro schemes, while obviously producing some green energy, would substantially damage the landscape of one of the best wild landscapes in Scotland. The Total peak power (but only after rain, not continuously) of these scheme is 6.5 MW, about the same as one offshore wind turbine. But the landscape damage is far worse than an offshore wind turbine.

The issue (and the reason the Scottish Parliament need to get involved) is the definition of "local community". The Glen is visited and enjoyed and loved by thousands of people from all over Scotland, but there are only some 20 residents. The interests of the many need to be taken into consideration as well as the interests of the few - and as the many are dispersed all over Scotland, it's only the Scottish Parliament who can represent them.

In the words of John Muir: "Who owns this landscape: he who possesses it, or I who am possessed by it?""

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