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Conflict between reindeer herders and wind developer escalates in Northern Norway

The dispute between Eolus Vind and the reindeer herders in Northern Norway's Øyfjellet has only intensified of late. Now the County Governor of Nordland has stepped in.

Photo: Eolus Vind

Do wind turbines have to make way for reindeer?

This is a question that many Norwegians are pondering at the moment. It's not just a hotly contested issue with respect to the two Fosen wind farms Storheia and Roan. The very same issue is at the center of another Norwegian onshore wind farm, whose developer is having trouble finding common ground with the reindeer herders.

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