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Passenger watchdog objects to wind farm plans

Tue, 26 Jun 2012

A passenger watchdog has said proposed new wind farms would cause huge problems for ferry passengers travelling to and from the Isle of Man.

Travelwatch has said Centrica’s plans to build just outside of Manx territorial waters could ultimately affect the economy.

The campaign group say in principle it neither supports nor opposes wind farms.

However it has lodged an objection to current proposals which it says impede existing shipping routes and restrict bad weather diversion options.

Chairman of Travelwatch Brendan O’Friel said it was a serious issue:

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  • Chairman of Travelwatch Brenda O'Friel


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