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(2) What made this site the most beneficial location?
(3) If a direct road to the solar farm is built from the ACT through either Dunlop or Macgregor, who will fund the cost of maintenance for the road, (e.g. the ACT Government or the developer).
(4) If a direct road to the solar farm is built from the ACT through either Dunlop or Macgregor, will the Wallaroo developer be required to provide a traffic management plan to the ACT Government that details the amount of traffic that will use this road during construction and ongoing maintenance of the farm; if so, can the Government provide the document to the response to this question.
(5) Where exactly would this road be built from in the ACT.
(6) How many homes that sit on a higher elevation to the farm will be affected by glint or glare from the solar farm.
(7) If the Wallaroo solar farm uses single axis tracking, will this make glint and glare more likely.
(8) What impacts will the farm have on existing vegetation.
(9) What safeguards will be put in place to protect the endangered lizard species in the area.
(10) What percentage of the energy production from the solar farm will the ACT be receiving.
Mr Rattenbury: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:
1-10 This is a private development occurring in New South Wales. It is not a project that has been procured through the ACT Government’s renewable electricity reverse auction process. As such, the project proponent would be best placed to answer your questions - https://wallaroosolarfarm.com.au/.
Waste—green waste services relocation
(Question No 874)
Mrs Kikkert asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 5 August 2022:
(1) Was a location further south along Stockdill Drive considered for the green waste relocation; if so, why was it decided to not relocate the green waste further south away from residences; if not, why not.
(2) Further to the answer to question on notice No 430, where the Minister advised that several sites had been identified for the relocation of the Parkwood green waste, where were those sites.
(3) How was it determined that the Stockdill Drive location was the most suitable over the other identified sites.