The  wind turbine that collapsed at Screggagh wind farm, Co Tyrone.  An investigation has been launched into the incident. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Wind turbine collapses in Co Tyrone
  • UK
  • January 4, 2015, 12:14

A major investigation has been launched after an 80-metre wind turbine worth almost half a million pounds collapsed on a mountainside in Northern Irel(...)

An inspector with An Bord Pleanála had recommended permission be refused due to the development’s proximity to several listed sites.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

An Bord Pleanála failed to specify why it approved permission for wind farm developments within 10km of special areas of protection and conservation i(...)