Rural Communities Revolt: Opposition to Wind Power Grows as WHO Deems Wind Turbine Noise Serious Health Risk

When it comes to the threat of litigation from their victims, the wind industry has never been more nervous. In Victoria, a group of 10 plaintiffs have launched Supreme Court action against the South Gippsland Council and the owner of the Bald Hills wind farm, seeking $millions in damages for the nuisance caused by 52, […]

Beetaloo Backlash: Local Council Joins Fight to Stop French Wind Power Developer Wrecking Another South Australian Community

The Beetaloo Valley, to the south-west of Laura, is yet another idyllic rural community nestled in the rolling hills of South Australia’s mid-North threatened by a foreign-owned wind power outfit. A few weeks back, STT reported on efforts by the defenders of that community to prevent its destruction by a French wind power outfit, Neoen […]

Australian Soldiers’ Sacred Resting Place Wins Reprieve: French Wind Farm Plan Scrapped for Villers-Brettoneux

*** 25 April is Anzac Day, a day which looms large in Australia’s history, and collective consciousness, marking the beginning of Australia’s bloody entry to the War to end all Wars, on the beaches of Gallipoli, on that day in 1915. Not so much a celebration, as a reflection on the honour, courage and spirit […]

First Strike: Communities Threatened by Wind Farms Gathering Own Noise Data to Later Sue Turbine Hosts & Developers in Nuisance

Over the last few weeks there has been an uptick in chatter about long dormant wind farm projects being resurrected, which has more to do with anxious developers hoping to offload their projects than any kind of renewed confidence in Australia’s precarious renewable energy policies. In the main, this rush of panicked activity is about […]