Farmers Fightback: Investigator’s Noise Nuisance Finding Leaves Australian Wind Industry Furious

For too long the wind industry has ‘owned the game’. Thanks to a determined lawyer and her equally determined clients, they’ve just lost it. Following on from Saturday’s post – Victorian Vengeance: Neighbours Launch $Multi-Million Noise Nuisance Law Suit Against Wind Farm Operator & Local Council – STT takes another look at the case that’s […]

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 […]

Victims Vindicated: Wind Turbine Noise Exposure Proven ‘Pathway to Disease’

Last December, Australia’s Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) held that “noise annoyance” caused by wind turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound “is a plausible pathway to disease”, based on the “established association between noise annoyance and some diseases, including hypertension and cardiovascular disease, possibly mediated in part by disturbed sleep and/or psychological stress/distress.” The AAT also slammed […]

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 […]

Irish High Court Finds Wind Turbine Maker Liable for Noise Nuisance – 7 Irish Families to Get Millions in Punitive Damages: UPDATED 8.1.17

In a case before the Irish High Court, German wind turbine manufacturer, Enercon has just 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. A report on the case follows below, but first we’ll […]

AGL’s Macarthur Wind Farm Victims Join the Call for an Immediate Moratorium

In last night’s post, we covered the call by a growing band of Australian Senators for an immediate moratorium on the construction of any more of these things – unless and until they’ve been exonerated, beyond all reasonable doubt, as the cause of a raft of noise related health effects suffered by wind farm neighbours; […]