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Revision of Irish Wind Energy Development Guidelines 2006
A study report released by the Irish Department of the Environment shows that, by the Government's own figures, a setback of at least
m from a
MW wind turbine is required.
Important ruling from the European Court of Justice
On Oct. 27, 2016, the ECJ has issued a ruling whereby the Walloon government (Belgium) has acted unlawfully in creating a “norme sectorielle” aimed at considerably facilitating the deployment of wind farms in Wallonia without properly informing the public.
Human Rights and Wind Energy Projects
Review of the possible breaches by wind energy projects of various of the human rights of people living in the vicinity of a wind project.
French Farmer Sues Wind Farm Over Stressed Cows
Voice of America Europe Correspondent went to a dairy farm in the northern Picardy region to get one farmer’s story. But neither CSO Energy, the owner of the turbines, nor the French environment ministry responded to VOA's requests for comment.
Legal action approved on Plymouth turbines
Bourne selectmen approved health officials’ request to seek legal action to stop the construction of four wind turbines just over the town line in South Plymouth because of the potential adverse effects on Bourne residents’ health.
French dairy farmer sues wind energy company
Yann Joly is claiming more than 350,000 euros in compensation, and yet he signed a lease agreement to host turbines on one of his plots of land... He will fight to the finish.
Falmouth wind turbine to be shut down
The town's twin turbines were erected at the wastewater treatment plant in 2009 and have been a source of controversy ever since. Neighbors have complained about health effects and have used a number of avenues to try to shut them down.
Attorney Christopher Senie’s presentation to the Falmouth Zoning Board of Appeals
As pointed out in Senie’s presentation, the same scenarios are being repeated all over the world.
French farmer sues energy giant after wind turbines 'make cows sick’
Yann Joly is suing CSO Energy for €356,900 over wind turbines which he alleges have led to a dramatic fall in cows' milk output.
FACT: Wind Turbines Make You Sick
“From a legal point of view what is important is that the courts, including the Supreme Court, accepted the expert evidence of the authors of this paper concerning the terrible toll that infrasound and low-frequency noise has on both humans and animals...”
Compensation for noise from wind turbines: precedent-setting court decision in Denmark
The High Court for Western Denmark sets compensation over and above the amount assessed by the government.