15 Feb '12, 11am

More trumped up nonsense (sorry) from Donald Trump on wind farms

Billionaire Donald Trump has launched fresh attack on the Scottish government's position on wind farms, after the chairman of the National Trust controversially claimed the charity shared his personal scepticism of wind power. Trump is staunchly opposed to plans for a £150m offshore wind farm off the coast of Aberdeenshire, on the grounds it will spoil the view from his golf course, and has said he will abandon his proposals for a hotel and houses on the Menie Estate if the development is approved. FURTHER READING National Trust rejects chairman's anti-wind power comments Aquamarine to make waves with first array A venture led by Vattenfall, French engineering firm Technip and the Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), is seeking to build the 11-turbine off Aberdeen Bay in Scotland. Trump wrote to First Minister Alex Salmond last week, accusing him of being "hell-bent on ...

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