Qld Deputy Premier Approves Mt Emerald Wind Farm

May 8, 2015

QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT

Office of the Hon Jackie Trad MP Deputy Premier
Minister for Transport, Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister for Trade

Ms Sarah Laurie CEO
Waubra Foundation

Dear Ms Laurie

Thank you for your email of 23 April 2015 to the Honourable Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier, Minister for Transport, Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister for Trade about the Mount Emerald Wind Farm in Mareeba. The Deputy Premier has asked that I respond on her behalf.

On 24 April 2015, the Deputy Premier decided to approve the Mount Emerald Wind Farm development application subject to conditions. The applicant will be required to comply with strict conditions regarding noise, traffic impacts, environmental impacts and community engagement.

A copy of the decision notice is available for viewing on the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning’s website at http://www.dlg.qld.gov.au/development-applications/mount-emerald-wind-farm-development-arriga.html.

If you require any further information, please email: [email protected]

Yours sincerely

MATT COLLINS
CHIEF OF STAFF

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