Planning permission for €240m wind farm in Co Meath rejected: The Irish Times, 5 February 2016

Planning permission for a controversial €240 million wind farm development at in north Meath has been refused by an Bord Pleanála.

Element Power had sought permission for the construction at Emlagh, near Kells, of three wind farm clusters of up to 46 wind turbines with a maximum tip height of up to 169 metres.

An oral hearing last summer lasted for five weeks and heard some 117 submissions, including from local residents who feared the wind farm would impact on their health, on their properties and on the equine industry in the area.

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