Dumfries and Galloway Council wind turbines decision

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Councillors in Dumfries and Galloway are voting on whether to buy wind turbines, so that the council can then sell energy back to the National Grid and offset its carbon emissions.

Opponents say the region is already blighted by wind farms.

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Dumfries and Galloway Council wind turbine meeting

Planners at Dumfries and Galloway are meeting to discuss installing three turbines up to 66 metres high on council land.