21 Peer Reviewed Articles On the Adverse Health Effects of Wind Turbine Noise

21 Peer Reviewed Articles on Health and Industrial Wind Turbines nieuwerustnoisewatch.org 20 October 2014 Industrial Wind Turbines and Health: Wind Turbines Can Harm Humans if too Close to Residents. Contrary to what the wind farm developers and the Environmental Impact Assessment noise and health ‘specialists’ of the Vredenburg WEF development (former IDP) would like us […]

Umpire Red Cards the wind industry in Victoria – Infigen cops a gobful of dirt

Congratulations go out to the hundred or so members and supporters of the Trawool Valley and Whiteheads Creek Landscape Guardians who fought that ol’ STT favourite, Infigen, to a standstill over its Cherry Tree Range wind farm proposal. You’ll remember STT bathing Infigen’s star performer, Laura Dunphy, in glory over the “porkies” she told locals […]

The taint that exists among wind industry academia

When a researcher wants to find out about wind turbine syndrome, you would expect them to ask people living next to turbines, and measure what they are exposed to. Simple, right? Get out into the field and make your own investigations. Renowned acoustician Dr Bob Thorne has done that at numerous wind developments across Victoria. Bob […]

A Thorne in the paw of big wind

Dr Bob Thorne is a psychoacoustician, which means he has expertise not just in measuring “noise numbers”, but also in  assessing noise impact on humans. His career has included working in environmental health within the Queensland government as well as working as an acoustician.  He was awarded his doctorate in the field of noise. Dr […]

That sound? Resonate Acoustics copping a left hook from Cooper et al

Acousticians are not normally noted for making much noise – politically, professionally or otherwise. It’s a complicated science, more often working behind the scenes and appearing as “experts” in court cases. But this profession is, in many ways, at the centre of the storm over wind farms in Australia and around the world. The real […]

The Gullen Range wind farm is a disaster waiting to happen

  From a correspondent in the field Gullen Range wind farm – a project by the Chinese company Goldwind – is approved, and is currently being built. Local people have tried to stop it in the NSW Land & Environment Court, without success. We have lobbied the NSW government and local MPs, again without success. […]

Infigen Energy’s shame – and Sarah Laurie’s truth

The document below is a statutory declaration. Under Australian law, it is equivalent to giving evidence under oath. If it contains false information, charges of perjury can be laid. This declaration was sworn before a policeman by Whiteheads Creek resident Ursula James last Thursday. It concerns alleged statements made before a number of people by […]