Ireland’s wind industry has been put on notice. Damages and costs will be decided for the families adversely harmed by the noise emitted from wind turbines. The implications for the industry will no doubt reverberate worldwide. (Read prior court ruling by following link below)
Court Case Has “Serious Implications” For Wind Farms – Local Campaigner
The future of wind farms in Ireland could be called into question this week.
Seven families from Cork, who claim they had to leave their homes five years ago due to noise levels, will have damages and costs decided by the High Court tomorrow.
It is the first action of its kind in this country and may open industrial wind developers to further legal challenges.
Laois woman Paula Byrne, PRO of Wind Aware Ireland, outlines the significance of the case.