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Ritchie Criticises Subsidy Withdrawal For Wind Farms

South Down MP Margaret Ritchie (SDLP) has criticised the decision by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to withdraw subsidies for new onshore wind farms a year earlier than expected. Following a statement by the Secretary of State, Ms Ritchie said: “Cutting the subsidies for new onshore wind…

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Wildfowlers And Fishing Rights In The Irish Sea

JIM Shannon, MP for Strangford, has called on DETI and the wind turbine development companies not to consider the provision of wind turbines off the Irish Sea without a full consultation with the fishing groups. Currently a consultation process has now begun and it is at its first of three stages….

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