“The case was taken against wind turbine manufacturer Enercon who have accepted full liability for causing nuisance to seven families who live up to 1km from the wind farm.”
Seven families in Ireland have succeeded in their legal actions against Enercon for their suffering due to wind turbines erected in November 2011. Punitive damages are to be decided by the High Court in early 2017.
Families forced from homes due to wind farm noise win court case
A number of families in Co Cork who were forced to leave their homes because of noise from a nearby wind farm have won a significant case in the High Court this week.
The families claim they have been severely impacted by noise since the wind farm began operating in 2011.
This is the first action of its kind in Ireland and may now open many wind farm developers to the prospect of legal challenges from families in similar situations.
The case was taken against wind turbine manufacturer Enercon who have accepted full liability for causing nuisance to seven families who live up to 1km from the wind farm…
READ AT: http://www.breakingnews.ie/ireland/families-forced-from-homes-due-to-wind-farm-noise-win-court-case-768141.html?campaign_id=A100
READ AT: http://en.friends-against-wind.org/oppositions/families-forced-from-homes-due-to-wind-farm-noise-win-court-case
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