A follow up letter sent to WorkSafe Victoria, including a Blade Throw Risk Assessment undertaken at Hills of Gold Wind Farm in NSW. The supplementary letter includes the following: Alerting WorkSafe to the risk of human life due to blade throw and blade fragment throw,Calling on the requirement of all Wind Farms in the Moyne … Continue reading Alerting WorkSafe Victoria
'Of course, wind farms are ugly, and of course they also whimsically produce a totally unreliable electricity - here today, no wind tomorrow - that's turned our power system into an expensive joke. But they've also been killing many more birds than our planners predicted.' - Andrew Bolt
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?
They should have told us before Australia was vandalised with 100 wind farms.
But the Greens now finally admit they’re bird-killers.