The usually forward thinking Cr Russell Webb has taken an unthinking position on solar panels for the ALEC roof and with that motion pushed the usually progressive Tamworth Regional Council back into the dark ages.
There are more jobs in the installation and maintenance of alternative energy generation the ever were available in mechanised underground or open cut coal mining.
Then there is the on-going climate change problems from coal,as well as water supply to inhibit coal dust during a drought period.
Over the past 50 years Tamworth civic leaders have been responsible for the growth of Tamworth because they encouraged local private enterprise jobs for local workers.
Only the National$ coal lobby benefit from encouraging coal mines anywhere in NW NSW. But then the National$ are working for a 19th century future and establishment of the Bunyip Aristocracy.
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