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, […]

US Wind Farm Litigation: Update on the Falmouth Case

**** 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 giant fans 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, […]

Bang or whimper?

It’s started. In Falmouth, Massachusetts, the local council has voted unanimously to remove turbines. The first turbine went up in 2010 at a cost of $10 million. Taking them down will cost $5 to $15 million. They’re coming down because of health and noise concerns. Common sense and common good was victorious over crony capitalism. […]

Safety, health and public welfare

“I have never investigated a noise problem where the public has been so vocal about ruined lives and home abandonment. Why are neighbors complaining about industrial wind turbines? Why are regulatory agencies unable to protect public health and wellbeing?  “I recommend that anyone who thinks wind turbines are good acoustic neighbors to do what I […]