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A wind farm application in north Wales has been given the thumbs down by planners. Local company DJ Construction had hoped to build six turbines at Mynydd Glyn Lws in Clwyd and had already secured a NFFO-3 premium priced contract for its output. However, councillors followed the advice of their officials in rejecting the application by ten votes to five. According to a disappointed Huw Smallwood from DJ Construction, the turbines were rejected on the grounds of visual intrusion and the effect they would have on the local road network. He says the company has not yet decided whether to appeal against the decision. In a twist to the tale however, an individual application by Smallwood for a single 600 kW turbine was passed at the same meeting almost without discussion, he says.

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