The CQD question and answer was not published on Wednesday May 16, 2018 so we are trying again.
NEC 2017 Article 210.8 (A)(7) Interpretation, Charlie- Dwelling Unit Questions:
1). We have a wall hung microwave located directly above a sink where the distance between countertop and bottom of microwave is 18”, and the receptacle for the microwave is located in the cabinet above. Does this receptacle require GFCI protection if the microwave cord passes through a fixed barrier?
2). Do the receptacles for the garbage disposal, dishwasher, and beverage cooler below the countertop require GFCI protection?