The Sisters wind farm ditched
Moyne mayor Jim Doukas yesterday welcomed the company's decision abandoning its plans, saying: "It's finally come to rest."
Beef farmer Neil Blain described the wind farm company's decision to withdraw as "brilliant".
September 5, 2012
by Mary Alexander
in The Standard
Plans for a wind farm at The Sisters have been abandoned.
After a four-year campaign, the developers have decided to call it quits on the controversial 12-turbine project.
The company, Wind Farm Developments, had until last Friday to lodge a final challenge to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) in an attempt to overturn a Moyne Shire Council decision to reject the wind farm.
Moyne planning officers originally recommended the development be approved when it first came before the council in July 2009, but it was unanimously rejected by councillors.
It was then stymied at two subsequent VCAT hearings and two Supreme Court hearings,... [continue via Web link]