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Now that the wind farm threat to wildlife has been eliminated at Bald Hills, this diverse range of people are working together to increase wildlife habitat at the wetlands.
HORSHAM community leaders want the right to veto the construction of wind-powered turbines if improvements in technology make the Horsham district a viable area for the machines.
TWO days into the 2004 federal election campaign, Ian Campbell was on the telephone with a message for voters in the marginal Victorian seat of McMillan.
The wind energy industry is bewildered by the Federal Government's decision not to approve a wind farm in Victoria's South Gippsland.
While the Victorian Employers Chamber of Commerce and Industry recognises that there is a role for renewable energy sources as complementary inputs to Victorian industry, the stark reality is that renewable energy will not provide a commercially viable alternative supply for Victoria over the medium to long term.
A WIND farm manufacturer is planning to build 64 towers, taller than most Melbourne city buildings, near Meredith.
The Victorian government is seeking legal advice on whether it can reverse the federal government's rejection of a $220 million wind farm in South Gippsland
Western Australia's Minister for Planning and Infrastructure, Alannah MacTiernan, has been accused of ignoring the advice of her own department by supporting a wind farm in the southern town of Denmark.
THE State Government is failing to make Victoria produce 1000 megawatts of renewable energy by the end of the year.
A proposal by a global investment company to build a massive $220 million wind farm near Bungendore, with turbines close to the shores of Lake George, has drawn fierce opposition from residents and scientists.
HADDON residents fear a wind farm planned for the area will effect health and drop property values.
Lines company Wel Networks battled a tough crowd at Te Uku near Raglan last night at the first of several public meetings to discuss its proposed $140 million wind farm.
The Commerce Commission has vetoed a windfarm in the Gisborne area in a move the local lines company says will hold back much needed investment in the area.
Electricity lines company Eastland Networks has been denied a Commerce Commission exemption to operate its wind-farm at Mokairau, north-east of Gisborne.
The City Council has agreed to the next stage of its wind farm which it proposes to develop in partnership with Mighty River Power on its Turitea Reserve.
ACT locals fighting a wind farm proposal in Spring Range are appealing to residents in nearby Gunghalin to help them oppose the development
Hamilton's Wel Energy has jumped on the wind farm bandwagon with the announcement of a $140 million farm near Raglan.
The Upper Lachlan Shire Council has welcomed a New South Wales Government move to review the process for approving wind farms.
An appeal has been lodged with the New South Wales Land and Environment Court over the State Government's approval of 50 wind farm turbines in the southern tablelands.
Professor Bellamy, patron of the Quartz Hill Reserve Charitable Trust, took a helicopter trip to the Makara coast, before he left the capital.