Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews Sanctions Mass Brolga Slaughter by Approving Dundonnell Wind FarmPosted: August 10, 2016
Green hypocrisy update…
Daniel Andrews’ wind farm plan will add to bird deaths
25 July 2016
LAST week Premier Daniel Andrews made a very big deal of launching a new wind farm near Dundonnell in Victoria’s southwest.
It was going to create 300 direct (and, ahem, indirect) jobs in construction and a massive — well, all of — “up to” 16 jobs when operational. Best of all, it was going to generate enough electricity to “power” 140,000 homes.
That is, of course, when the wind is blowing. For as South Australians have been — very expensively — discovering of recent months, when the wind don’t blow the power don’t flow.
But when the opposite happens, when the wind does blow, the turbines are not just generating power, they are slaughtering birds.
What the Premier “forgot” to mention last week, is that the Dundonnell wind farm has not yet received…
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