Coopers Gap Wind Farm - draft terms of reference for an environmental impact statement

Closed 11 Jul 2016

Opened 10 Jun 2016

Overview

Queensland's Coordinator-General invites you to have your say on the draft terms of reference (TOR) for an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Coopers Gap Wind Farm.

Prepared by the Coordinator-General, the draft TOR sets out the matters to be studied within the EIS. You are invited to comment on whether the draft TOR adequately covers all the matters Coopers Gap Wind Farm Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of AGL Energy Limited, must address when preparing the EIS.

About the project

Coopers Gap Wind Farm Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of AGL Energy Limited, proposes to develop a wind farm with a capacity of 350 MW and up to 115 wind turbines.

The project site is at Coopers Gap, which is located approximately 180 km north-west of Brisbane and is situated approximately 50 km south-west of Kingaroy, 70 km east of Chinchilla and 65 km north of Dalby.

How to comment

There are a number of different ways to provide comments on this draft TOR. You only need to provide comments using one of these methods.

1. Read the draft TOR.

OR

Visit one of the following display locations between 10 June 2016 and 11 July 2016 to view a printed copy of the draft TOR:

  • South Burnett Regional Council, Kingaroy Library, Civic Centre, 41 Glendon Street, Kingaroy
  • Wester Downs Regional Council, Dalby Library, 107 Drayton Street, Dalby
  • Western Downs Regional Council, Jandowae Library, 22 George Street, Jandowae
  • State Library of Queensland, Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Bank, Brisbane.

2. Click on the 'Make a comment' link below

OR

Send your comments to one of the following:

  • Email: coopersgap@coordinatorgeneral.qld.gov.au
     
  • Post: Project manager – Coopers Gap Wind Farm
    Coordinated Project Delivery Division
    Office of the Coordinator-General
    PO Box 15517
    City East Qld 4002 Australia
     
  • Fax: +61 7 3220 6502

Note: If you wish to attach anything (e.g. maps, images or supporting documents), please use the email option instead of the online form.

Relevant links

What Happens Next

The Coordinator-General will consider all comments received on the draft terms of reference (TOR), then issue a final TOR to the project proponent. The proponent then has 18 months to prepare a draft environmental impact statement in accordance with the final TOR.

Audiences

  • Community
  • Local government
  • Environmental
  • Industry
  • Interest group
  • State government

Interests

  • Economic development
  • Environment
  • Major projects
  • Environmental impact statement