US Courts Ordering Wind Power Operators to Buy Out Noise-Affected Neighbours at Market Rates

Life next to industrial wind turbines is a living hell for all too many rural residents. Practically incessant turbine-generated low-frequency noise and infra-sound drives neighbours nuts, preventing them from sleeping in – and otherwise enjoying the comforts of – their very own homes. An Australian Court found long-term exposure to wind turbine noise to be […]

No Retreat & No Surrender: Wind Industry’s Victims Left Furious at Government Inaction

  What the wind industry hates most are facts. Troublesome facts like the health effects caused to neighbours by wind turbine noise. In Australia, the wind industry has the so-called ‘Wind Farm Commissioner’ to help bury them. Andrew Dyer has done everything the wind industry has asked him to do; principally his ‘task’ involves ignoring […]

Neighbourhood Nuisance: UK Wind Farm Operator Fined £51,000 For Noisy Turbine

Driving neighbours nuts with incessant wind turbine generated low-frequency noise and infra-sound is what the wind industry does best. Wind power outfits literally create headaches wherever they ply their subsidy-soaked trade. But, increasingly, people and communities with the temerity to stand up for their rights are doing just that. And winning. Fined £51,000 … for […]

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 […]

Wind Turbine Noise Makes Life a Living Hell for Neighbours: Michigan Farmers Driven From Homes

  Wherever the wind industry expands, so too a visceral hatred among those forced to suffer incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infra-sound. No manner of cynical finessing can excuse what’s done by this subsidy-soaked so-called ‘industry’. Turning peaceful and idyllic rural communities into industrial wastelands sticks in the craw of even life’s most grizzled […]

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 […]

Undeniable Proof: Wind Turbine Noise Causes Serious Adverse Health Effects

A couple of years back, STT produced a timeline which highlighted how the wind industry and its pet acoustic consultants managed to set up ‘rules’ which have no relevance to the noise impacts experienced by wind farm neighbours and under which wind power outfits could ride roughshod over rural communities with complete impunity. That post […]