United Kingdom: Warning over turbine applications near Dark Sky Park

BBC: Astronomers and land charities have warned that Britain's only Dark Sky Park is being threatened by applications for wind turbines. Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park secured its status in 2009. But the Astronomer Royal for Scotland, the John Muir Trust and the Scottish Wild Land Group have written to the Scottish government, asking it to rule out wind farms in the vicinity. There have been nine proposals for turbines near the park's observatory. These include plans from energy companies such......

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