New court decision in favor of wind turbines

STORY – The Council of State decided in favor of a project of 16 masts in Morbihan, to the chagrin of the defenders of biodiversity.

They were hopeful of winning and ultimately lost. After a first judgment which proved them right in 2017, opponents of a wind farm in the heart of the Lanouée forest, in Morbihan, have just lost the battle before the Council of State. In a decision of April 15, the supreme judges gave the green light to the resumption of this project, considering that it “Responds to a major public interest”.

“It will provide electricity to 50,000 people using renewable energies, in a region where electricity production is very low.”, They thus argue in their judgment, specifying moreover that these installations will not cause any particular nuisance. “Located at a reasonable distance from homes, wind turbines will also not be installed in classified or protected spaces”, they write.

Battling for years against this project which provides for the installation of 16 wind turbines 185 meters high, Anne-Marie

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