[ exact phrase in "" • ~10 sec • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]

LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate $10

Donate $5

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Proposal for wind turbine concerns Dromara residents  

Credit:  Ulster Star, www.lisburntoday.co.uk 29 April 2012 ~~

Residents in Dromara say they are concerned about a planning application for a commercial wind turbine on a hill near the village.

One local man said: “We have been made aware of plans to develop a commercial wind turbine on a hill just outside the village in the townland of Derry which lies between the Ballynahinch/Dromore and Ballynahinch/Dromara roads.

“As a resident of one of the roads bounding the site where the proposed development is to take place I believe it is totally inappropriate and detrimental to a well populated and pleasant rural area,” he continued.

Upset

“The local residents of the area – there are at least 50 households within a half mile radius of the site – are extremely upset by this proposal and its potential effect both visual and aural.

“The overall height of the proposed turbine is 55m (180ft) and if the proposal gets a green light from the planners

a precedent will be set which will encourage similar projects in the immediate vicinity standing starkly white on the skyline against a currently green background,” he concluded.

A residents’ group has been working, since being notified of the application, to make as many people as possible aware of the proposal’s existence and to assist in resisting approval by planners.

Residents are due to hold a meeting on Thursday April 26 which they say will encourage debate and positive action.

Source:  Ulster Star, www.lisburntoday.co.uk 29 April 2012

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate

Share:


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Share

Wind Watch on Facebook

Follow Wind Watch on Twitter