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Guyra Shire Council has approved plans for a new wind farm in the Ben Lomond district.
Two windfarms planned for Geesala and Bangor Erris lie in the hands of An Bord Pleanála, writes Marian Harrison. Atlanticwest Energy Ltd, the applicant in both cases, has brought the planning proposals before The Planning Appeal’s Board after Mayo County Council refused permission for both developments. The wind farm for Dooyork, Geesala would consist of 24 turbines, while 32 turbines are proposed for the farm at Knocklettercuss, Bangor Erris. Both cases were lodged with the Board on December 5.
PROPOSED WIND FARM AT ASTON GRANGE FARM, IN THE PARISH, NEAR FRODSHAM - A planning application has been received by Vale Royal Borough Council for a Wind Farm at Aston Grange Farm, by Tegni Cymru Cyf.
Hexham-based AMEC Wind Energy has put in the plans for the 20-turbine scheme on Lord Devonport’s remote Ray estate.
BELVIDERE — A court fight brought by supporters of a Boone County wind farm project can only be against government agencies and not citizen opponents, a judge ruled Wednesday.
The legislature needs to be involved in the RPS process. It is a crime to raise hundreds of millions of dollars and then fritter it away on projects that in the end will not reduce emissions.
A plan to build what could become the first large offshore wind farm in the United States would be effectively killed by a proposed amendment to a Coast Guard budget bill now making its way through Congress, people on both sides of the issue say
We don't want wind turbines here - that was the message from Cotswolds residents at a packed public meeting.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A national panel studying the emergence of wind farms in the Mid-Atlantic region learned Wednesday that West Virginia is still trying to develop effective ways to regulate the industry.
When we first heard of the windmills they seemed like a reasonable, environmentally friendly way to create energy. Now, we’re not so sure.
In a letter to the Vermont Public Service Board, Kirby selectmen state they want to be a party in any commercial wind development that impacts their town.
LYMAN, N.H. -- The fight against corporate wind is blustering again in this town of about 500 residents.
The hearing to discuss a tax abatement sought by the developers drew more than 100 people, roughly a quarter of the county's population.
Power chiefs behind the North-East's biggest wind farm have been accused of scaling down their plans in the face of public opposition ( but not by enough to allow the final decision to be made locally.
VAN HORNESVILLE - The towns of Stark and Warren have arranged for the state Department of Agriculture and Markets to present an informational program on windmills Dec. 19, exploring the pros and cons of wind turbine projects as they relate to the impact on agricultural land.
NORTHEAST KINGDOM -- The wind energy projects proposed for the Northeast Kingdom have raised questions about the state's permitting process. Some claim that Section 248, which deals with energy production, is not as rigorous as Act 250, the state's land development law.
Wind farms in West Virginia will have to do more to show they’re complying with state and federal regulations under a ruling just issued by the state Public Service Commission.
MEMBERS of the West Glamorgan Commoners Association have voted unanimously to reject the siting of 34 wind turbines on Mynydd y Gwair, eight miles north of Swansea city centre.
Kittitas County officials have declared complete the application for the 64-turbine Kittitas Valley Wind Power Project, a wind farm proposed for 13 miles northwest of Ellensburg.
ALEDO - Wind energy is getting more attention in Mercer County. The issue was a topic of discussion at this week's regular Mercer County Board meeting. A Chicago area company is proposing a wind farm in the northern end of the county.