Wind firm developer and planners warned of Donegal bog instability

The bog slide that took place in November polluted rivers and devastated wildlife

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
3rd January, 2021
Wind firm developer and planners warned of Donegal bog instability
Mick Hucknall of Simply Red said he would support objections to any other wind farm developments in the surrounding area. Picture: Getty

The firm behind a controversial wind farm in Donegal that is at the centre of investigations concerning a bog slide that severely polluted rivers in the area had previously claimed that the risk of a peat slippage on the site was “trivial and tolerable”, the Business Post has learned.

The wind farm is being developed by Invis Energy, a joint venture between Michael Murnane, an Irish green energy investor, and Asper...

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