Tasmania's booming wind farm sector faces a large waste problem

Meg Powell
By Meg Powell
June 19 2022 - 7:00am
LARGE SCALE: Each of the 93 blades spinning down at Granville Harbour on the West Coast is 62 metes, bigger than the wing of a Boeing 777. Picture: Brodie Weeding

Amid the boom of Tasmania's wind farming industry, researchers have warned thousands of turbine blades could end up in landfill unless end-of-life programs are established.

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Meg Powell

Meg Powell

Journalist

Meg Powell has been a journalist for the Advocate Newspaper in North-West Tasmania since 2019. She has covered a range of areas and issues including crime, health, environmental issues, business, social affairs , the arts and education. Got a story to share? Email megan.powell@theadvocate.com.au or call 0448 302 029