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Ireland: Opposition to Wind Turbines Grows

Tip o’ the hat to Ardglass Wind Turbine Action Awareness Group for this find.

Councillors under pressure as opposition to wind farm grows

Catherine Ketch — Irish Examiner — January 30, 2015

Cork’s county councillors came under pressure at a public meeting on Tuesday night concerning a wind farm between Tarelton and Coppeen.

More than 200 people packed the tiny hall in the small village of Terelton to discuss opposition to plans by Barna Wind Energy (part of Enerco Energy, Lissarda) for six 131m-max turbines on high ground above the village at Barnadivane.

The company has been granted permission for 14 turbines of 105m max at the location and recently received permission for a new 110kv substation. They applied in December to replace the 14 turbines with six larger ones.  Continue reading here…..


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