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Identify landscapes for protection - wind association executive

posted Apr 5, 2012, 2:36 PM by ema-1 ema-1   [ updated Apr 5, 2012, 2:39 PM ]
"New Zealand Wind Energy Association chief executive Eric Pyle said central and local government needed to identify such landscapes to help the industry move forward, and the Waikato Regional Council was already showing the way.

But it was time the country started identifying and managing outstanding landscapes like it does water and other resources, he said. This would help the industry avoid such areas or design farms around them.

"That would be a major step forward and start to reduce the arguments and debate around wind farming. And it's good planning.""

Full story: http://www.stuff.co.nz/waikato-times/business/6696658/Call-to-identify-outstanding-areas
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