[ exact phrase in "" • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]


Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

when your community is targeted

Get weekly updates

RSS feeds and more

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate via Stripe

Donate via Paypal

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links


Press Releases


Campaign Material

Photos & Graphics


Allied Groups

Wind Watch is a registered educational charity, founded in 2005.

News Watch Home

Premier out of loop 

Credit:  The Standard | April 22, 2013 | www.standard.net.au ~~

It’s all very well for our new Premier Denis Napthine to admit to loving wind turbines, calling them majestic.

He doesn’t have to live next to them, or deal with unscrupulous behaviour by wind farm companies.

It’s all very well for him to want to cover the state in them.

I hope he will be equally as happy to pay to pull these rusting hulks down in 15-20 years, because no one else will.

When meeting with Macarthur residents affected by turbines, he led them to believe:

1. He had no grasp of the REC, which is the taxpayer subsidy the government hands out to wind farm companies.

2. He knew nothing about infrasound or the latest testing for infrasound to be undertaken by the EPA in SA because of serious concerns relating to the Waterloo wind farm.

3. He knew nothing about the latest development in the Cherry Tree wind farm which VCAT has put a stop to until more health studies are undertaken regarding larger turbines.

Perhaps, Dr Napthine, you need to go to www.stopthesethings.com/au and become acquainted with what is really going on behind the scenes in the wind industry.

Shelley McDonald, Mortlake

Source:  The Standard | April 22, 2013 | www.standard.net.au

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

The copyright of this article resides with the author or publisher indicated. As part of its noncommercial educational effort to present the environmental, social, scientific, and economic issues of large-scale wind power development to a global audience seeking such information, National Wind Watch endeavors to observe “fair use” as provided for in section 107 of U.S. Copyright Law and similar “fair dealing” provisions of the copyright laws of other nations. Send requests to excerpt, general inquiries, and comments via e-mail.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Contributions
   Donate via Stripe
(via Stripe)
Donate via Paypal
(via Paypal)


e-mail X FB LI M TG TS G Share

News Watch Home

Get the Facts
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.


Wind Watch on X Wind Watch on Facebook Wind Watch on Linked In

Wind Watch on Mastodon Wind Watch on Truth Social

Wind Watch on Gab Wind Watch on Bluesky