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Objector alleges Hurunui / Meridian deal

posted Apr 2, 2012, 5:04 AM by ema-1 ema-1   [ updated Apr 2, 2012, 5:07 AM ]
"The Hurunui District Council has hit back at claims made by an opponent of a proposed 33-turbine wind farm in North Canterbury. Meridian Energy has proposed building the wind farm at Centre Hill, but some say it would impact on health, tourism and the landscape, and be noisy. Wind farm opponent John Carr wrote to the Environment Court alleging the council's decision to refer the matter directly to the Environment Court was illegal. He alleged Meridian entered into an agreement with the council to have the matter sent to the Environment Court"

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