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Ireland: Over 200 anti-wind groups have formed alliance to resist wind agenda

Frank McDonald — The Irish Times — January 17, 2014

More than 200 groups campaigning against plans for new power lines and wind farms have formed an alliance to oppose the Government’s “flawed energy policy”.

Activists from Mayo, Roscommon, Longford, Westmeath, Laois, Offaly, Kildare, Wexford and Waterford met on Wednesday night and “expressed their outrage at the frightening scale of what was being foisted on the Irish people and landscape”.  Read full article here….

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2 Comments on “Ireland: Over 200 anti-wind groups have formed alliance to resist wind agenda”

  1. 1957chev January 17, 2014 at 3:45 pm #

    Not one country has put these useless machines up, without having a huge resistance. People don’t want their lives turned upside down, from noise, flicker and lack of sleep. Wonder why??? Duh!

    • margaret cody February 19, 2014 at 9:25 am #

      Bord Gais have got permission to put a wind turbine 400 metres from my home , despite three years of my protesting. I could not get free legal aid to protest in the High Court. I am aged 71. I was told at first that it was illegal for the turbine to be less than 500 metres from my cottage. I was in a group but to no avail. When will people wake up their T D ,s. ?

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