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Southern site for proposed windfarm 'shouldn't be touched' say residents

Fears development at Earystane would damage heathland

Residents in the south of the Island say a site earmarked for a potential wind farm shouldn't be touched due to concerns over the impact on the area's ecology.

It's been claimed Earystane and Scards is vital heathland.

Phillip Jenkins is a property owner in the area:

Chair of Manx Utilities, and Infrastructure Minister, Tim Crookall says he's assured the proper studies into the area are being carried out:

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