Wind Farm Refugees: Turbine Noise Forces Highlander to Abandon Home & Sleep in her Car

What wind farm neighbours have to tolerate is nothing short of criminal: incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound drives neighbours nuts and, where they have the option, out of their homes altogether. The most common adverse health effect caused by wind turbine noise emissions is sleep deprivation, which brings with it a grab bag […]

Potential Wind Farm Neighbour Finds Idyllic Property is Now ‘Unsaleable’ at Any Price

**** STT hears that hundreds of communities across rural Australia are about to launch the mother-of-all counter-attacks, against the pending threat of having their homes quite literally stolen by wind power outfits. Monstrous outfits – like near-bankrupt Infigen – are just dying to spear another 2,500 of these things into places that have greeted that […]

Senators Back & Leyonhjelm Keep Hammering the Great Wind Power Fraud

*** Following almost 6 months of solid graft, 8 hearings in 4 States and the ACT, dozens of witnesses and almost 500 submissions, the Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud delivered its ‘doorstop’ final report, which runs to some 350 pages – available here: Senate Report The first 200 pages are filled with […]

Wind Power: Just the latest “Con Job”

**** John and Anne Carter, have lived next to the Crookwell wind farm in NSW since it began operation in 1998. Although these cattle farmers are not troubled by audible noise, as their other neighbours are, they are impacted by infrasound – Anne in particular, as well as their animals. A while back, John gave […]

Macarthur Turbine Hosts Destroy Local Community & Bolt, as Hammering the Wind Industry becomes the “New Black”

**** When STT cranked into gear in December 2012, hammering the wind industry was a fairly lonely occupation: hardly fashionable; a bit like wearing yellow to a funeral, really. Back then, openly questioning the “wonders” of wind power was a guaranteed dinner party showstopper. Nervous hosts – choking on their organic pinot gris – would […]

Wind Farm Senate Inquiry Fallout Continues

**** When the Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud kicked off in Portland, Victoria on 30 March, STT predicted that the wind industry was headed for a world of pain, misery and woe (see our post here). Well, not to say we told you so, but things are going from disastrous to catastrophic. […]

SA Farmers Paid $1 Million to Host 19 Turbines Tell Senate they “Would Never Do it Again” due to “Unbearable” Sleep-Destroying Noise

**** Clive and Trina Gare are cattle graziers from South Australia’s Mid-North with their home property situated between Hallett and Jamestown. Since October 2010, the Gares have played host to 19, 2.1MW Suzlon s88 turbines, which sit on a range of hills to the West of their stately homestead. Under their contract with AGL they […]