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Voice of America December 10, 2015 France

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.

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“France, host of the U.N. climate conference, prides itself on being one of the world’s top innovators in wind energy technology, and wind turbines have become a symbol of the country’s commitment to clean energy.

“But the French government is coming under fire from farmers and others who say the proximity of some of the turbines is hurting wildlife and cattle.

“VOA Europe Correspondent Luis Ramirez went to a dairy farm in the northern Picardy region to get one farmer’s story.”