Councillors are no fans of wind turbine plan at University
Councillor and MLA, David McClarty, said he was "disappointed" at the planning service's decision to approve given the sizable opposition to the scheme.
"Fifty-five people are going to suffer from this," he said. "They already suffer from the existing turbine and if this goes ahead their problems will increase three-fold."
March 9, 2012
in Coleraine Times
Coleraine councillors, outraged at plans by the University of Ulster to build two giant wind turbines close to houses on the Cromore Road, are to complain to Stormont.
Planners told members at last week's meeting of Coleraine Borough Council they were recommending approval of the scheme which was first highlighted by The Times back in December.
However, there was no support for the development within Council with councillor Christine Alexander describing it as "appalling" and calling for both the DoE and DETI Ministers to get involved in the row.
The University, which already has an existing turbine on their campus, is hoping... [continue via Web link]