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A windfarm petition with over 2000 signatures was handed into the Scottish Government today by Dumfries and Galloway MP, Russell Brown
The Scottish Government recently approved two windfarm developments in the region that had been rejected by the council. Mr Brown told the Energy Minister Fergus Ewing that local views were being ignored: he said:
In response a Scottish Government Spokesperson said:
Dumfries and Galloway MP Russell Brown is taking a windfarm petition with over 2,000 signatures to the Scottish Parliament.
Mr Brown will meet the Scottish Government's Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, this afternoon.
The MP said the local response to the petition had been 'phenomenal. '
Speaking ahead of the meeting he said;