Mumblin WF Tractor Protest

Tractors meet Mumblin Wind Farm proponents at Ecklin Community Hall drop-in meeting 20th June 2022 by Jessica Greenan, The Standard Source: https://www.standard.net.au/story/7786959/fbclid=IwAR0Ioneg7Cho3BCFlGtZk4xqRlXh_qax3dslE0QN9ZK5iKNnUnXI4G-DxQA A convoy of tractors rolled up to a tense meeting between south-west residents and the developers of a wind farm near Cobden on Saturday. A migration of 15 machines with signs including "No … Continue reading Mumblin WF Tractor Protest

Large Waste Problem

Tasmania's booming wind farm industry could lead to a giant dilemma 19th June 2022 By Meg Powell, The Examiner Source: https://www.examiner.com.au/story/7786059/how-tasmanias-booming-wind-farm-industry-could-lead-to-a-giant-dilemma/ Amid the boom of Tasmania’s wind farming industry, researchers have warned thousands of turbine blades could end up in landfill unless end-of-life programs are established. That’s according to a new study from the University … Continue reading Large Waste Problem

Electricity Market ‘Broken’

Nationals Senator Matt Canavan says the electricity market is “broken” as he labelled the current situation as a “national disgrace”. 14th June 2022 By Joseph Huitson, Digital Reporter, Sky News Nationals Senator Matt Canavan says Australia has one of the most destructive energy policies in the world, as fellow Queenslander Amanda Stoker blames "extreme climate … Continue reading Electricity Market ‘Broken’

Illawarra Substation Fire

'A very dangerous operation': How the massive Illawarra substation fire unfolded 18th June 2022 By Kate McIllwain Source: https://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/7785685/a-very-dangerous-operation-how-the-massive-illawarra-substation-fire-unfolded/ https://geo.dailymotion.com/player/x7206.html?video=x8bs8rx&mute=true&syndicationKey=790147&customConfig%5BcustomParams%5D=%2F21666581298%2Fillawarramercury%2Fvideo&GK_PV5_PHOTON=0about:blank The fire at a Dapto substation which caused a thick plume of black smoke to rise over the southern Illawarra over the weekend is expected to continue to burn for days. The blaze started about … Continue reading Illawarra Substation Fire