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New ad campaign is launched against government wind policy

Rural Ireland says no to turbines and pylons

21st February, 2016
Ill wind blowing Pic:iStock

More than 200 community groups have come together to launch a nationwide advertising campaign against the government’s wind policy.

Henry Fingleton, chairman of umbrella group Wind Aware Ireland, said the campaign’s message was that rural Ireland was saying no to turbines and pylons.

“We’re trying to mount a coordinated campaign because there is absolutely no logic to the policy. It’s complete lunacy. It is doing very little to CO2 [carbon dioxide emissions],...

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