Falmouth’s Two Turbine Wind Farm Fiasco: Shutdown Order Leaves Town $7,000,000 in Debt

Take a small Massachusetts township, add two wind turbines, mix with hubris and arrogance and you have a perfect recipe for disaster. In the beginning, there was the notion that a wind turbine or two would help Falmouth save on power costs and unite the community in an effort to purportedly save the planet. That […]

Falmouth Locals Celebrate Brilliant Victory: Noisy Wind Turbines Finally Silenced & Banished Forever

  Beating the wind industry takes tenacity, patience and perseverance. In Falmouth, Massachusetts that combination helped locals regain their town after two Vestas V82s were speared within a few hundred metres of homes set in, once perfectly peaceful, idyllic rural countryside. Practically incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound literally drove neighbours nuts, for years. […]

Falmouth’s Victory: Noisy Community Destroying Wind Turbines to Be Demolished

Back in November 2013, we reported on the orders made by a Court in Falmouth, Massachusetts that pulled to a halt the operation of a couple of Vestas V82s that have been driving townspeople nuts, since they kicked into gear almost 7 years ago (see our post here). We’ve also reported on Barry Funfar, a former […]

Locals Ecstatic: Judge Shuts Down Falmouth Wind Turbines

The long-running saga of Falmouth’s two community tormentors has turned a corner, towards decency and human compassion. Falmouth ordered to shut down turbines Cape Cod Times Ethan Genter 20 June 2017 BARNSTABLE — A Barnstable Superior Court judge on Tuesday ordered the town of Falmouth to shut down two town-owned wind turbines. Judge Cornelius Moriarty […]

The Foul Stench in Falmouth: Wind Industry Corruption Runs Riot

As it goes in Falmouth, the wind industry goes everywhere: lying, bullying, bribery and good old fashioned fraud is the order of the day. Local boy, Frank Haggerty digs the dirt where the popular press fear to tread. Falmouth wind turbines corruption blows out of control Wind Action Frank Haggerty 1 May 2016 The Falmouth […]

Wind Farm Noise Rules Irrelevant: It’s What Neighbours are Forced to Suffer that Counts

**** In our timeline post – Three Decades of Wind Industry Deception: A Chronology of a Global Conspiracy of Silence and Subterfuge – we covered the fact that – from 1995 – the wind industry drew together a hand-picked team with a mission to write noise rules with absolutely no relevance to wind turbine noise; […]

Fraud in Falmouth MA – Town Relied on Acoustic Consultants’ Faked Vestas Wind Turbine Noise Report

There aren’t many certainties in life, save death and taxes. But STT is happy to add – without reservation – to that short-list, another: that you’ll never find the words ‘integrity’ and ‘wind industry’ coupling up in the same sentence. Lies, fraud and corruption are the norm; and that extends to the industry’s pet acoustic […]