Rubber-Stamped Wind Farm Approvals by NSW Planning Commission – Rotten to the Core

*** The Tarago and Mt Fairy community is nestled on the rolling hills of the southern Tablelands of New South Wales its defenders have, for years now, been in furious opposition to the threat by Spanish outfit, EPYC to spear 88 of these things into the ranges near Lake Bathurst, Tarago, Mayfield, Boro, Mount Fairy and […]

Wind Industry Corruption in NSW: Maurice Newman Lifts the Lid

Maurice Newman was the former head of Deutsche Bank, the ABC and ASX so you’d think he might know a thing or two about economics and business. Maurice doesn’t mince his words about these things: calling wind power “a crime against the people” (see our post here). Maurice has also previously made the connection between […]

Jupiter Wind Farm Proponents from Another Planet

Yet another wind farm disaster proposed for the Southern Tablelands, yet another community backlash. This time it’s the threatened Jupiter wind farm at Tarago that has sent locals into orbit: the community is nothing short of ropeable (see our posts here and here). Here’s one of their number smashing the Spanish developer, the disgraceful NSW […]

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 […]

Developers furious as opponent’s right to appeal restored in NSW

When it was in power the New South Wales State Labor government stripped opponents of their right to appeal against wind farm developments – why let people have a say, hey? The Liberal (Coalition) government has finally moved to restore them – with developers reacting with their characteristic childish impertinence. Development applications have been handled […]

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, […]