Key changes wanted to $2bn wind farm 23rd December, 2020 By Chad Van Estrop, Geelong Advertiser THE developer of a $2bn wind farm planned for northwest of Geelong wrote to landowners telling them it wanted to expand the project before Australia’s highest court decided it could proceed. The 228-turbine Golden Plains wind farm at Rokewood … Continue reading $2bn Wind Farm; Permit Changes?
16th December,2020 By Wind Farm Living Subject: Our Brolgas are heading for extinction on DELWP's Watch.. Hi Wind Farm Living Community, One of our most eminent Wind Farm Living members, Hamish Cumming has completely picked holes in the Moyne Shire’s proposed Brolga Standards submission. I am not sure why the Moyne Shire has not embraced his … Continue reading Brolgas Heading For Extinction
Viva-Lyn Lenehan has started a petition to the Victorian Department Of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, requesting 'Don't Let DEWLP Kill-Off our Brolgas'.! Here's the link to support the petition; https://www.change.org/p/department-of-environment-land-water-and-planning-stop-the-new-legislation-to-kill-off-our-brolgas Stop the New Legislation to Kill-Off our Brolgas November, 2020 By Viva-Lyn Lenehan, source http://www.change.org Don’t Let DELWP Kill-Off our Brolgas.! Brolgas are “Vulnerable to … Continue reading Petition To Stop Killing Off Our Brolgas
Residents share views on a proposed Dundonnell wind farm development. 12th August 2015 By Madelaine McNeil, https://www.standard.net.au/story/3274785/wind-project-impacts-voiced/ Concerns regarding wildlife, noise, loss of native vegetation and road impacts of a proposed $650 million wind farm near Mortlake were outlined at a public hearing on Tuesday. Proponent Trustpower detailed its plan for a 104-turbine wind farm and associated infrastructure, … Continue reading Views On Proposed Dundonnell Wind Farm Development-2015
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?