Lewis wind farm refused

Controversial plans for an onshore wind farm on the Isle of Lewis have been turned down by the Scottish Executive because of the impact it could have on local birdlife. The Golden Eagle is one endangered species that calls Lewis home (Copyright Mike Lane/RSPB) Lewis Windpower's application to erect 181 turbines on the island, off the north west coast of Scotland, had provoked more than 10,000 objections