Wind Turbine Noise & Nuisance: Irish High Court Trial on Damages Set For April

As we reported just before Christmas, in a case before the Irish High Court, German wind turbine manufacturer, Enercon conceded liability in noise nuisance in a claim pursued by 7 families whose lives and livelihoods have been thoroughly and mercilessly destroyed by incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound. The matter returns to the High […]

Falmouth Wind Farm Nuisance Injunction Upheld (Again)

*** 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 over 5 years ago (see our post here). We’ve also reported on Barry Funfar, […]

Nebraskans Join the Battle to Kill Big Wind: Defenders Fight to Save their Homes & Health from Ludicrous Wind Farm Rules

Citing health concerns, Lancaster County readies new rules on wind turbines Omaha.com Paul Hammel 1 November 2015 LINCOLN — Fifteen years ago, Cindy Chapman and her husband moved to an acreage south of this city in search of their peaceful slice of the countryside. “We decided we wanted to get back to the life we […]

NSW Minister – Pru Goward – Joins Forces with Community Defenders to Kill Plans for Trustpower’s Rye Park Wind Farm Disaster

**** A week or so back we covered the antics of another foreign owned wind power outfit struggling to come to grips with the fact that Australian rural communities have had – as they say – ‘a gutful’ of the wind industry’s lies, treachery and deceit. And they’ve especially had enough of the bully-boy, stand-over […]

Irish Wind Farm Study Proves Turbine Noise Causes Disease

**** WIND FARMS DO MAKE YOU SICK Irish Daily Mail Leah McDonald 16 October 2015 Irish scientists link them to cancer, stroke and heart attacks – wind turbines ‘too near family homes’ WIND farms can contribute to people getting diseases such as cancer and heart attacks, two leading Irish health experts have warned. They say that noises emitting from turbines lead to […]

Wind Farm Nuisance Case: Falmouth Zoning Board Orders Turbine Shutdown

**** 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 over 5 years ago (see our post here). We’ve also reported on Barry Funfar, […]

Wind Turbine Infrasound: an “Acoustic Trespasser”

**** Despite its best efforts to bury the adverse health impacts of incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound, as a result of lots of continuous complaints from neighbours, and the dedicated work of a few ethical acousticians out to help them, the wind industry has lately been called to account. It’s taken time – […]

Pac Hydro’s Cape Bridgewater Wind Farm Victims to Be Told What They Already Know: Turbine Noise Has Ruined Their Lives

**** Wind farm critics keen to hear expert’s findings on turbine noise The Standard Peter Collins 3 January 2015 WIND farm critics are hoping an expert’s report to be presented in Portland next month will strengthen their case for official recognition of noise and health issues linked to turbines. Among those planning to attend the […]

Civil Actions: Wind Farm Litigation Breakout in the US

**** Back in February, a Michigan Judge ordered wind power outfit, Consumers Energy to produce a plan to rid its Lake Winds wind farm of excessive noise levels (see our post here). It elected not to; and, instead, appealed that decision. On the second round, the court again found that noise levels from the operator’s […]

Texan Turbine Hosts Declare War on Developers

**** Texans are said to ride a little taller in the saddle than most.  Their swagger and independence goes back to the very beginning of the Lone Star State in 1836. In 1835 Texans went to war with the Mexican government, fighting a series of pitched battles and bloody skirmishes ending in April 1836 – […]