Puplic consultation open on issue of stepback for windturbines

first_img Twitter Google+ Pinterest Facebook 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton By News Highland – April 9, 2014 Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota Twitter Pinterest Google+ Puplic consultation open on issue of stepback for windturbinescenter_img Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week WhatsApp Previous articleElection candidate claims apartment dwellers are missing outNext articleRetailers group suggests Killybegs could be seen as a soft touch by smugglers News Highland WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also News Facebook A public consultation on plans to ban windturbines from within ten times their tip height to residential property is open.The Draft Variation to the County Donegal Development Plan would also designate 6 Sub- Basin Management areas ‘Not Favoured’ for wind energy development.Other considerations are to protect Fresh Water Pearl Mussels and limit the visual impact of windturbines  on Glenveagh National Park.Ernan O’Donnell of the Glenties Windfarm Information Group is calling on people to have their say:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/wind1pmTUREB.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Documents relating to the draft Variation are available by selecting the following links:• Draft Variation (No. 2) to the County Donegal Development Plan 2012-2018 (as varied)• Map Viewer for the Draft Variation (No. 2) to the County Donegal Development Plan 2012-2018 (as varied)• Determination of the Need for Strategic Environmental Assessment• Determination of the Need for Appropriate Assessment. Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress schemelast_img

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