Planning Amendment C100gpla- Golden Plains WF- May 2022

24th May 2022, DELWP Source: https://planning-schemes.app.planning.vic.gov.au/Golden%20Plains/amendments/C100gpla Amendment Summary Description Please Note: The description below is a brief summary of the proposed amendment. To verify content of the final approved amendment see the Explanatory Report. Amend the Golden Plains Planning Scheme to incorporate an Incorporated Document pursuant to the Specific Controls Overlay to provide planning permission … Continue reading Planning Amendment C100gpla- Golden Plains WF- May 2022

Ryan Corner Wind Farm Approved

Ryan Corner wind farm permit approved, construction north of Port Fairy beginning soon 18th March, 2022 By Ben Silvester, The Standard, www.standard.net.au Victoria’s Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning has granted an amended planning permit for the Ryan Corner wind farm north-west of Port Fairy, giving the project the green light to proceed. Global Power … Continue reading Ryan Corner Wind Farm Approved

Robbins Island Windfarm Proposal

Robbins Island windfarm proposal gets more than 380 representations 14th March, 2022 By Meg Whitfield, The Advocate More than 380 representations have been received in response to a development application for a proposed 122-turbine windfarm at Robbins Island, off Circular Head. Proponents UPC Robbins Island lodged the development application and Environmental Action Plan for the contentious … Continue reading Robbins Island Windfarm Proposal

Moyne Shire Meeting Addresses Allegations

Moyne Shire addresses "serious allegations" raised at council meeting. 11th February 2021, by Ben Sylvester, The Standard Source: https://www.standard.net.au/story/7607751/council-addresses-serious-allegations-raised-at-meeting/ (for subscribers only) Moyne Shire Council has strongly denied “serious allegations” raised in emails from a resident regarding “secret” involvement between it and the Clean Energy Council. The emails from Killarney resident Viva-Lyn Lenehan were raised … Continue reading Moyne Shire Meeting Addresses Allegations

Residents Fighting Mumblin WF Proposal

Concerned residents vow to fight proposed new Mumblin Wind Farm 3rd December, 2021 By Kyra Gillespie, The Standard Source; https://www.standard.net.au/story/7537212/concerned-residents-vow-to-fight-proposed-new-wind-farm/ A group of concerned residents have vowed to fight a proposed new wind farm in the south-west. Forming the Ecklin-Elingamite-Glenfyne Community Association, around 30 residents have raised concerns about the Mumblin Wind Farm. The proposed … Continue reading Residents Fighting Mumblin WF Proposal

Golden Plains WF Approved

“This is a massive piece of infrastructure being built in Victoria and the public hasn’t seen the final plans.” “What we do know is there will be 215 turbines squeezed into a space where the minister previously told them to accommodate 181.” ~Dominica Tannock

Toxic ‘Dead Zone’ Risk

Global green energy hub in WA knocked back over toxic ‘dead zone’ risk 21st June, 2021 By Emma Young, The Sydney Morning Herald Source: https://www.smh.com.au/environment/conservation/global-green-energy-hub-in-wa-knocked-back-over-toxic-dead-zone-risk-20210621-p582w8.html Renewable energy advocates have criticised the federal government’s rejection of one of the world’s most ambitious green energy projects in north-west Western Australia, despite potentially catastrophic impacts for a globally … Continue reading Toxic ‘Dead Zone’ Risk

An Intrusion

An ‘intrusion’ and ‘benefit’: Discovery Bay offshore renewable plan in crosswinds. 17th June, 2021 By Jackson Graham, The Standard Source: https://www.standard.net.au/story/7300988/plans-for-beautiful-coastline-enter-into-local-crosswinds/ 'Stunningly beautiful': Discovery Bay is sparsely populated and the proposed location for a new offshore wind farm, which would be the first of it's kind in the region. AN OFFSHORE wind farm proposed for … Continue reading An Intrusion