Seanad hears calls for the suspension of the granting of planning permissions for all wind farm developments
The Seanad has heard calls for the suspension of the granting of planning permissions for all wind farm developments until a new legislative framework to govern wind farm developments is introduced.
The call was made by Senator Brian O’Domhnaill.
The issues has been a controversial one, not least in County Donegal. where there is a strong opposition to windfarms.
Senator O’Domhnaill says the Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government needs to take action and block the granting of permissions under the current guidlines:
Senator O’Domhnaill was told in the Seanad by Minister for Housing and Planning Jan O’Sullivan that rather than a legislative framework, new guidlines were being developed and that was the favoured option:
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