Overview

WestWind Energy are proposing to build a wind farm comprising up to 231 wind turbines located to the south, south east and west of Rokewood within the Golden Plains Shire.

The Minister for Planning has asked WestWind Energy to prepare an Environment Effects Statement in order to assess potential effects on the environment.

The Environment Effects Statement will be assessed by the Minister for Planning, and inform the decision-making for the project's approval.

The draft Environment Effects Statement scoping requirements for the proposed Golden Plains Wind Farm were on public exhibition for a period of 15 business days.

Feedback will inform the final scoping requirements that will provide guidance on what must be included in the preparation of an Environment Effects Statement.

The final scoping requirements will be made publicly available and there will be further opportunity for public consultation when the Environment Effects Statement is completed and exhibited.

Find out more about the project and the Environment Effects Statement process.


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Public consultation on the draft Scoping Requirements is now closed.

Feedback will inform the final scoping requirements that will provide guidance to the proponent about what to include in their preparation of an Environment Effects Statement. The final scoping requirements will be made publicly available and there will be further opportunity for public consultation when the Environmental Effects Statement is exhibited.

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Describe the issue or concern in detail below, and how the Scoping Requirements might be amended or expanded to address the issue or concern. Consider the nature of the of the issue or concern, how (if at all) it is addressed in the draft Scoping Requirements, what further or better guidance may be required to enable the proponent to prepare a better EES

Consider how the draft Scoping Requirements respond to issues or concerns appropriately as the document stands.

Outline your understanding of the intent of the draft Scoping Requirements, if relevant, and what the intent of your proposed change would be.

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Submission assistance

If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact the Impact Assessment Unit on (03) 8683 0958 or email: environment.assessment@delwp.vic.gov.au

For more information about the EES process for the Golden Plains Wind Farm, please visit www.planning.vic.gov.au

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