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Manx Wildlife Trust worries over windfarm plans  

Credit:  MWT worries over windfarm plans | Manx Radio | 13 November 2014 | www.isleofman.com ~~

The Manx Wildlife Trust says it has some worries over government plans for a windfarm off the Island’s East coast.

Earlier this week, the Department of Infrastructure unveiled proposals to rent out enough seabed for a 700 megawatt offshore wind farm – swelling government coffers by around £5 million a year.

But with diverse wildlife in the sea around the Isle of Man, the Trust says it has some environmental concerns.

The Trust’s Marine Officer Lara Howe says more information is needed to allay fears the project could disrupt the marine ecosystem: Clip 1

Source:  MWT worries over windfarm plans | Manx Radio | 13 November 2014 | www.isleofman.com

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