Australia: Resident’s lawyer promises legal action against wind turbine host neighbours

The hosts of the useless machines should be sued….along with the politicians and wind companies.

Quixotes Last Stand

Threat of legal action against wind farm hosts

Hamish Boland-Rudder — Canberra Times — October 29, 2013

An anti-wind farm resident of Collector says he will sue his neighbours should they become turbine hosts as part of a proposed wind farm in the small community north of Canberra.

A proposal for a 63-turbine wind farm at Collector was referred to the Planning Assessment Commission by the NSW Department of Planning late last month, with the recommendation the plan be approved. The commission will hold a meeting in Collector on Tuesday to hear from the public.

But last week, lawyers acting for Friends of Collector president Tony Hodgson sent a letter to landholders who would probably host a turbine. It said there was precedent for legal action as it was “anticipated that the operation of the wind farm will have substantial and actionable adverse affects [sic] upon our Client”.

“By leasing…

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