The Department of Planning and Environment has not accepted the application for the Jupiter Wind Farm near Tarago, and has advised the proponent that its Environmental Impact Statement is not suitable for public exhibition.
The Department has reviewed the EIS and found that the proponent has:
A spokesperson for the Department said that information presented to the community regarding impacts of state significant developments like wind farms needed to be of the highest quality.
“The community has a legitimate interest in major development in their area. That is why the company was required to consult with the community, especially its nearest neighbours, about the impacts of its proposal,” the spokesperson said.
“The Department has informed the company that it has not met its requirements and that more work needs to be done on these issues before any application could go on public exhibition.”
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