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 […]