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Inquiry into rural wind farms

The current push for fast tracking industrial wind power stations in rural NSW is being put forward as solution to the problems of climate change. However, the public are not being presented with balanced information on the issues surrounding industrial wind energy. Landholders are being persuaded to host industrial wind turbines with little knowledge of the impact this will have on their own and other people’s property, the environment or the wider community in general. In this submission we present evidence that demonstrates that industrial wind energy does not live up to the claims of its proponents, and counters the misleading information the wind industry continues to distribute.

The research and information presented in this submission will be of interest to people who care about the environment, the truth and a sustainable future. Our submission comprises of the following broad themes:

Submission to the Legislative Council General Purpose Standing Committee No 5, 21 August 2009

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