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Baillieu’s wind farm crackdown

The Age, 30 August 2011

THE clean energy industry has warned it will invest away from Victoria, potentially costing the state $3 billion, after the Baillieu government announced Australia's most restrictive planning laws for wind farms. In a victory for wind farm opponents, the government will amend planning laws to give households power to veto wind turbines within two kilometres of their homes.

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