Midlands Windfarm Plans Refused On Environmental Concerns

The application would have seen 15 wind turbines erected in Coole.

Plans for a new windfarm in the midlands have been refused.

An Bord Pleanála has turned down a planning application for the provision of up to 15 wind turbines on land in Coole, near Castlepollard in Westmeath.

The inspectors decision came as a result of seven considerations, which primarily raise concerns with peat harvesting in the area.

The North Westmeath Turbine Action Group made a submission against the proposal - Jack O'Sullivan is involved with the group, and outlines their concerns with the development:

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