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Queensland windfarm finally cleared after four years of approval processes

Federal environment minister Greg Hunt approves $380m Mount Emerald windfarm, which can provide power for up to 75,000 homes After four years of delays owing to red tape, construction on Queensland’s largest windfarm could start within a year. The federal environment minister, Greg Hunt, approved the $380m Mount Emerald farm, in the Atherton Tablelands, on […]

Shetland’s Viking windfarm cleared by supreme court

Onshore farm that could power 175,000 homes and become world’s most productive clears legal hurdle over threat to nesting populations of birds A massive onshore windfarm on Shetland which is expected to be one of the most productive in the world has been cleared to go ahead after a final legal challenge failed. The supreme […]