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Legal briefs: Offshore wind farm clears last hurdle

Words: Roger Milne
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A round-up of legal news: 4 November-10 November, 2017

Offshore wind farm clears last hurdle

RSPB Scotland’s long-running challenge to a £2 billion offshore wind farm off the Fife coast has been rejected by the Supreme Court.

BBC Scotland

Former FG councillor gets legal aid for Supreme Court appeal

A former Fine Gael councillor convicted of receiving corrupt payments from a property developer who had an interest in a planning permission for the development of land at Ballygagin, County Waterford, has been granted legal aid for a Supreme Court appeal.

Irish Times

Derbyshire anti-fracking judgement reserved

A High Court judge who heard a challenge to chemical giant INEOS’s injunction against anti-fracking protests in Derbyshire has reserved his judgement.

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