DPEA Scotland has granted planning permission for 2 wind farms by Hoolan Energy to go ahead in Orkney. Full details here
SSEN Transmission has submitted a planning application under the Town and Country Planning Act to Orkney Islands Council for its proposed new substation at Finstown.
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Reminder that if you wish to make comments about the future of Cursiter Quarry in Firth then you will have to do so by the 15th of February.
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“Scottish salmon farm medicine is significantly impacting local marine environments which increases the now substantial weight of scientific evidence that the existing approaches do not adequately protect marine life.”
“The Hesta appeal decision has the potential for a major adverse effect on the landscape of South Ronaldsay”, Steve Sankey
Kirkwall’s future development will now be shaped by Your Kirkwall which was fully backed by Orkney Islands Council on Tuesday 9th of October.
Despite “the potential negative effects of sea lice spreading from the salmon farm to wild sea trout populations in Scapa Flow”.
Orkney produces more than 100% of its energy requirements through renewables – mostly wind