Access to Justice in Environmental Matters: the Aarhus Convention

Reading the Aarhus Convention today in relation to Scottish Power Energy Networks (SPEN) Strategic Reinforcement Project I came across Article 6, Clause 3.  This says “… public participation procedures shall include reasonable time-frames for the different phases, allowing sufficient time for informing the public … and for the public to prepare and participate effectively …” Concerned residents … More Access to Justice in Environmental Matters: the Aarhus Convention

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The future: with no further public subsidy for on-shore wind farms

Dumfries & Galloway already has over 380MW of generating capacity from operational on-shore wind farms (www.renewableuk.com) which is enough to supply the annual electrical energy consumption of over 180,000 homes, or 2.6 times the number of households in our region (Housing Information Briefing Note Number 1: Estimates of Household Dwellings in D&G, 2012). The implication of drawing a … More The future: with no further public subsidy for on-shore wind farms