One of the many no to wind turbine signs in the Gweebarra area
Concern has been expressed by the Gweebarra Conservation Group that agents working to lobby support for a proposed wind farm development in their area are flouting Covid-19 travel restrictions.
"People employed by one company are calling to some people's houses in the general area delivering leaflets which threaten the local community with industrial wind turbines," claimed a spokesperson for the conservation group.
"You do not have to answer the door to these strangers. They should not be calling to people's houses during a pandemic! It is a disgrace. There should be a moratorium on wind farm developments during the pandemic as people cannot have public meetings or travel."
She added that a silver Roscommon registered car is calling to people's houses in the Doochary area today dropping leaflets about a wind farm while overhead their low flying spotter plane is surveying the area with LiDAR Laser technology.
"This is blatant intimidation of the local population," she said.
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