17th October 2018
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Government to appeal windfarm decision

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The Scottish Government is to appeal Lady Clark of Calton’s decision to quash consent for the Viking Energy windfarm.

Following today’s ruling in the Court of Session, a spokeswoman for the government said:

“Scottish Ministers have decided to appeal the judgement and will lodge that appeal in the days ahead. Ministers do not agree that the application was incompetent under Schedule 9 of the Electricity Act, nor do they agree that they failed to take proper account of their obligations in under the EU Wild Birds Directive in the decision making process.”

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