This television report was broadcast within the last 24 hours. It makes compelling viewing.
It marks an unprecedented move by the Environmental Protection Agency in South Australia to begin testing residences near Waterloo wind farm.
The investigation will include the measurement of infrasound and low frequency noise, down to 0.25 Hz, inside and outside homes, with “on off” testing.
It will require the cooperation and provision of operational data which wind development operators have so far refused to provide to any independent researchers, anywhere in the world.
In the words of resident Mary Morris: “This is a huge step in the right direction for people who live near wind farms.”
(Depending on your internet connection, you might need to press play, then pause video while it downloads.)
We praise the fine work done by journalists Graham Archer and Lucy Polkinghorne.
In future posts we will report on how a local community convinced a government regulatory authority to acknowledge the existence of the problem and start to investigate it thoroughly, to find out why people are becoming sick.
How the ABC reported it.