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Published: 29 Oct 2020

Isle of Yell wind farm proposal

Trust comments on proposed wind farm on Isle of Yell, Shetland.

In October 2020 the John Muir Trust added its concerns to those already expressed for why a site in the north west of Yell, with strong relative wildness and healthy, carbon-storing, life-sustaining peatlands, is not an appropriate site for 23 turbines plus associated tracks, hard standings, cables and on-site substation. You can read our letter below.