The Albera Libre de Molins (ALLIMO) platform has filed an appeal against the prior authorization of the Galatea wind farm in La Jonquera, in Alt Empord (Girona). The appeal has been admitted and now the Secretariat for Climate Action must decide whether or not to uphold it.
However, the organization has already warned that if it is rejected, they will go to court and file a contentious-administrative appeal.
The opponents of the project allege that there are many irregularities, which they have already denounced in the allegations, and "serious deficiencies" in the project which, in their opinion, will affect the cultural, natural and landscape heritage.
The entity has also published an open letter to the secretary of Climate Action, Anna Barnada, the general director of Energy, Assumpta Farran, the general director of Environmental Policies, Marc Vilahur, and the director of the Landscape Observatory, Pere Sala. In the letter, they claim that the processing of the wind farm has been "very incorrect", given that there have been several modifications that would force "to start the project again".
The opponents of the project allege that there are many irregularities and serious deficiencies that, in their opinion, will affect the cultural, natural and landscape heritage.
"The sole obligation of any public body is to defend the part of the common good that corresponds to its name, such as water, the environment, cultural heritage, climate change, the Alt Empordà and the landscape. But the bodies that should protect them, in this case, have not done so from the beginning or until the end and therefore all these common goods will be seriously harmed by the construction of PE Galatea," they say in the letter.
The General Directorate of Energy of the Generalitat granted in August the previous administrative authorization to the Galatea wind farm.
It will have a capacity of 48.94 megawatts and nine wind turbines.
The infrastructure, which also affects the municipalities of Cantallops, Agullana, Capmany, Biure, Pont de Molins, Llers, Figueres and Vilafant through the evacuation line, will have a capacity of 48.94 megawatts and nine wind turbines.
The project already had the approval of the Generalitat in the environmental impact statement (DIA). In fact, its promoters expect it to be operational by the end of 2025.