Beetaloo Backlash: Local Council Joins Fight to Stop French Wind Power Developer Wrecking Another South Australian Community

As the battle to stop a windfarm and energy park development in the Southern Flinders intensifies, concerned residents of Beetaloo Valley and Crystal Brook have a new ally in Port Pirie Regional Council.
The proposed plan by Neoen Energy hit another hurdle on Wednesday night, as PPRC voted to “actively oppose” the plan in line with their development policy for the zone.

STOP THESE THINGS

The Beetaloo Valley, to the south-west of Laura, is yet another idyllic rural community nestled in the rolling hills of South Australia’s mid-North threatened by a foreign-owned wind power outfit.

A few weeks back, STT reported on efforts by the defenders of that community to prevent its destruction by a French wind power outfit, Neoen (who else but the French could come up with such a clumsy and stupid name?).

Having rallied their troops, the Beetaloo Valley’s defenders have been joined by the local Council.

Residents celebrate Port Pirie council decision to oppose energy park development
Flinders News
Patrick Martin
25 May 2017

As the battle to stop a windfarm and energy park development in the Southern Flinders intensifies, concerned residents of Beetaloo Valley and Crystal Brook have a new ally in Port Pirie Regional Council.

The proposed plan by Neoen Energy hit another hurdle on Wednesday night, as PPRC…

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