Credit: Aaron Smith, Hungry Beast, ABC1, hungrybeast.abc.net.au, May 11, 2011 ~~
Wind energy supplies approximately 2% of Australia’s overall electricity needs. The Waubra Wind Farm in rural Victoria is one of Australia’s largest wind farms and home to 128 wind turbines. As farmers Carl and Samantha Stepnell discovered, living near wind turbines can sometimes result in unexpected consequences.
To read more about Carl and Samantha’s story, a full transcript from the Ballarat Public Hearing of the Senate Inquiry into The Social and Economic of Rural Wind Farms can be read and downloaded here: “Health effects of living close to the Waubra wind turbines”.
Aaron Smith, Hungry Beast, ABC1, hungrybeast.abc.net.au
, May 11, 2011
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