Addressing wind farm worries
He said there were a number of people present with genuine concerns about the introduction of wind farms, and they were shown how the guidelines addressed those worries.
"Some people thought the guidelines were not stringent enough, while others thought they were too stringent," Mr Hanna said.
February 17, 2012
by Louise Eddy
in Western Advocate
About 40 people turned out at an information session in Bathurst this week to learn more about the draft guidelines for wind farm planning.
The guidelines have been prepared to make sure there is effective communication with communities. They will also ensure the assessment process is consistent, transparent and rigorous.
The Draft NSW Wind Farm Planning Guidelines will be on exhibition until March 14 and can be viewed at www.planning.nsw.gov.au (click on ‘Draft Policies and Plans' under ‘On Exhibition').
Hard copies have also been sent to Bathurst Regional Council.
Interested members of the public are invited to comment on the draft guidelines.
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