5th August, 2015 By Alex Hamer, The Courier, Source: http://www.thecourier.com.au/story/3259070/senate-wind-report-slammed-for-bias/ The wind industry, federal opposition and members of the scientific community have attacked the Senate report into wind turbines for its supposed bias. Ballarat senator John Madigan chaired the committee that authored the report, which was released on Monday. National Wind Alliance coordinator Andrew Bray said … Continue reading Madigan-Led Senate Wind Report Slammed For Bias- 2015
Bald Hills landholder John Zakula said he hoped the outcome would highlight the experiences of locals who have fought to hold major corporations legally accountable.
Suddenly, previously taboo questions are being heard. For example, are the emissions
released in the building and installation of turbines ever really offset? Given their major
impact on bird mortality and possible links to childhood leukaemia, should the spread of
overhead powerlines be limited? And with an estimated 43 million tonnes by 2050 of
unrecyclable blade waste, who will pay the cost of decommissioning?
DeFrock offers the following: Raymond Hartmonds paper suggests disinformation is likely being used to 'improperly shape public policy': https://defrock.org/2019/06/20/adverse-health-impacts-of-industrial-wind-turbines-a-scientific-response-to-its-all-in-your-head/ DeFrock agrees that 'people are still worried about wind turbines'. https://defrock.org/2019/06/20/wind-farm-noise-recorded-almost-9km-away/ Magpies and eagles aside, the Volcanic Plains, hills and vistas surrounding Ballarat is spectacular. DeFrock supports honouring the history of beloved rural landscapes; the locally known nooks … Continue reading Wind Farm Commissioner’s Report 2018