Moyne Shire Councillors Reject Bid For Wind Turbine At Illowa

6th April, 2021 By Monique Patterson, The Standard Source: https://www.standard.net.au/story/7198084/bid-for-domestic-wind-turbine-knocked-back/ Moyne Shire councillors have knocked back an application for a domestic wind turbine at Illowa. The applicant wanted to build the 14-metre structure at 81 Douglas Lane. Council officers recommended approving the application but Cr Jim Doukas put forward an alternative motion to reject it. … Continue reading Moyne Shire Councillors Reject Bid For Wind Turbine At Illowa

What Have I Done?

25th October, 2007 Advertisement in the Chilton, Wisc., Times-Journal. By Don Bangert Source:  https://www.wind-watch.org/alerts/2007/12/27/what-have-i-done/    Advertisement in the Chilton, Wisc., Times-Journal, October 25, 2007. It was written by Don Bangert on behalf of the farmer, whose contract with the wind company – following the norm – prevents him from speaking openly about any problems. Bangert told National Wind … Continue reading What Have I Done?

Email To & From Energy & Emissions Reduction Minister re: SA EPA Response

14.12.20 Dear SirsPlease find attached the response from the SA EPA to submissions frommembers of the public and the Wind Turbine industry.As you will see it appears the EPA has spent a longtime doing nothingexcept reading reports/research etc, they have not undertaken anyphysical research themselves.Nor have they provided a Bibliography of what they have read, … Continue reading Email To & From Energy & Emissions Reduction Minister re: SA EPA Response

D’Ambrosio Says New Wind Proposals Could Come ‘from all parts of Victoria’

This energy minister has been in the role for 6 years so an understanding of community concerns of wind farm adverse impacts and residents attitudes that 'enough is enough' would be expected. Discussion of 'best locations' and fast-tracking approvals for new wind farms in Victoria while saying most approvals don't get off the ground, is … Continue reading D’Ambrosio Says New Wind Proposals Could Come ‘from all parts of Victoria’

Brolgas Heading For Extinction

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

Wind Farm Projects Granted Multiple Extensions To Permit

Wind farm commissioner says permits should only be extended once as south-west projects granted multiple extensions 11th December, 2020 By Jackson Graham, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/7051845/wind-farm-commissioner-says-permits-should-only-be-extended-once/  RECOMMENDATIONS: National Wind Farm Commissioner Andrew Dyer says wind farms should only be granted one extension to planning permits. Australia’s Wind Farm Commissioner says south-west wind proposals should only receive … Continue reading Wind Farm Projects Granted Multiple Extensions To Permit

Wind Farm Says Sharing Power Lines Sometimes ‘Not Practicable’-2018

24th April, 2018 By Everard Himmelreich, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/5360107/wind-farm-says-sharing-power-lines-is-difficult/  Visual impact: Metal pylons erected to carry transmission lines from the Salt Creek wind farm stand over standard power poles near the Terang terminal station. Calls by the south-west community for wind farm companies to share transmission lines were difficult to accommodate when new south-west wind farms were … Continue reading Wind Farm Says Sharing Power Lines Sometimes ‘Not Practicable’-2018

Green MP Calls Wind Farm Noise Complaints ‘Malicious’

25th November, 2020 By Dr Tim Read; An Extract sourced from https://www.timread.org.au/public_health_and_wellbeing_amendment_bill_20201124 Public Health And Wellbeing Amendment Bill 2020 "Wind turbine syndrome is an example of something that spread rapidly, and it was fanned and encouraged by those who opposed swift and decisive action on climate change" Dr READ (Brunswick): It is a pleasure to … Continue reading Green MP Calls Wind Farm Noise Complaints ‘Malicious’

Draft Brolga Assessment and Mitigation Standard- Nov 2020

The Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Environment is seeking feedback on the Draft Brolga Assessment and Mitigation Standards for wind energy facility permit applications and the draft planning scheme amendment. https://engage.vic.gov.au/draft-brolga-assessment-and-mitigation-standards Public consultation is open until 18th December 2020. Please make a submission or use the questionnaire provided at the vic.gov link above. … Continue reading Draft Brolga Assessment and Mitigation Standard- Nov 2020