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Hérault: 17 years of combat against 7 wind turbines


Despite three cancellations of the building permit by the Council of State, the masts have still not been demolished.

The simplification of the law, a legitimate fight of the Macron government, obviously does not affect all areas.

That of the environment, where associations are fighting against the installation of wind turbines, has even on the contrary reached new heights of complexity.

To the point of leading to disconcerting and even unfair situations.

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For seventeen years, Sites & Monuments, alongside local structures defending landscapes and wild species, has opposed wind turbines located in the north of the Hérault department.

On one of the highest points of the small volcanic massif of the Escandorgue, not far from Lodève, seven masts 93 meters high have been installed since 2016. In this showdown with the promoter, which started in 2004, when the project began to emerge, victories accumulated for the associative collective.

Three times, the Council of State canceled the building permit for the wind farm, located in a corridor favored by migratory birds

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Source: lefigaro

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