Confusion as Energy Minister declares 'enough is enough' on wind farms

James S Murray
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Government insists there is no change in wind energy policy as minister attacks wind farms that have been 'peppered around the country'

The government has moved quickly to insist there has been no change in wind energy policy, after Energy Minister John Hayes declared that "enough is enough" when it comes to new wind farm developments....

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