Fears wind farm plans dividing community
"At the moment we do seem to be going in circles, there is the consultation that is happening," he said.
"Overall we just need to know I think whether ratepayers that are for it and those that are going to be a turbine host and approve of it, they just want to know an outcome.
October 10, 2012
by Frances Adcock
in ABC News
South Burnett Regional Council Mayor Wayne Kratzman hopes a meeting with Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney will give some clarification about a proposed wind farm.
AGL is planning to build about 115 turbines in the Cooranga North area - some residents are worried about the noise but others support the idea.
The concerned citizens group has pulled out of the consultation process, saying noise and health concerns are not being addressed.
However, the Cooper's Gap Windpower Supporters Group says it would have economic benefits and help drought-proof farms.
Councillor Kratzman says the proposal is dividing the community.
"At the moment we do seem to be... [continue via Web link]