Wednesday, April 24, 2013 9:02 am
Donald Trump's anti-wind farm ad banned
The Associated Press
The independent advertising regulator said Wednesday that the ad from Trump International Gold Club Scotland is misleading and cannot be substantiated.
The ad warns that wind farms would hurt Scottish tourism and mar Scotland's beauty. It features a photograph of a wind farm development overlooking a crowded highway in California.
Trump has been fighting the wind energy project, which he believes may mar the view from his luxury golf resort in Scotland.
The standards agency said the Trump resort had been told not to make claims that could not be proven and not to use "misleading imagery."