Crookwell Crooks: Goldwind Slammed for its “Rules are for Fools” Approach

The Gullen Range wind farm has been a disaster from the get go (see our post here) – with hundreds of homes lined up as sonic torture traps (see our post here). There are 32 non-involved residences within 1.5 km of the turbines; about 60 within 2 km; and 118 within 3 km. Within 5 […]

Bjørn Lomborg: Wind Power is a Vanity Project

*** When it comes to assessing the costs, risks and benefits of environmental policy Bjørn Lomborg has always tried to provide balanced, detailed analysis supported by facts and evidence. The economic choices we make – about allocating scarce resources to unlimited wants – should – as Lomborg consistently points out – be made taking into […]

PAC Chair Garry West: Ignorance is the New “Black”

**** STT readers will recall our coverage of the sordid decision by the NSW Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) to spear 55 giant fans right into the heart of a peaceful and thriving NSW Tablelands community called Collector. The PAC was quite happy to overlook a suite of lies, treachery and deceit tossed up by Thai-turbine-terrorists, […]

Victim: Rose Dooley

STT would like to introduce you to Rose Dooley, who has lived at Elm Grove at Crookwell, New South Wales, all her life. Homes are important places and Rose wants to stay in hers. Unfortunately her family home is 600m from turbines of the Crookwell Wind Farm which has been operating since 1998. Rose describes […]

The Gullen Range wind farm is a disaster waiting to happen

  From a correspondent in the field Gullen Range wind farm – a project by the Chinese company Goldwind – is approved, and is currently being built. Local people have tried to stop it in the NSW Land & Environment Court, without success. We have lobbied the NSW government and local MPs, again without success. […]