Harty Concerned About Impact Of Wind Farms On Value Of Homes

Clare’s Independent TD is expressing concern about the impact of wind farms on the value of people’s homes.

It comes as the government reviews the planning guidelines for these developments, after a number of concerns were raised.

The current criteria were established in 2006 and the Department of the Environment is currently carrying out the review to ensure it’s up to date.


Among Dr Michael Harty’s main concerns is how close these wind farms can be built to people’s homes – particularly with applications submitted for developments here in Clare: