Turbine firms have to pay communities
Last updated at 15:34, Thursday, 15 November 2012
WINDFARM developers in Dumfries and Galloway are going to be forced to pay grants to communities by having a planning condition imposed on them.
The council’s planning, housing and environment committee has recommended that in cases where permission for windfarms is granted, there should be a requirement through a Section 75 in the planning process for the developer to make an appropriate financial contribution under the community benefits from windfarms policy.
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First published at 15:09, Thursday, 15 November 2012
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