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Ireland: ‘Shocking’ health implications, claim wind farm protesters

(Note: To our Irish followers — if you know what this 8 page document is and how to get a copy of it, please let us know.  Leave a comment below this article.  Thanks. — DQ)

Dolan Nolan — The Independent — August 20, 2014

HUNDREDS in the Finuge area are this week reading a harrowing document setting out what local wind farm protesters claim are the shocking health implications of renewable energy technology worldwide.

The eight-page document was circulated on Monday as a local campaign against plans to erect the ten tallest turbines in Ireland, close to hundreds of homes in low-lying Finuge, ramps up.

Kerry County Council received its largest ever slew of objections to any plan in its history earlier this year as 269 objections to the development were lodged by locals. The volume of objections to the plans submitted by company Stacks Mountain Windfarm Ltd was as the result of the vociferous campaign being run by the North Kerry Wind Turbine Awareness Group (NKWTAG); formed to highlight what members say could be the damaging environmental and health effects of the Finuge wind farm.

The NKWTAG garnered massive local support through a series of public meetings and innovative publicity campaigns, which included the flying of a balloon to the 156-metre height of the intended turbines last February.  Continue reading here…..

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