Prof Hansen: 11 good reasons why EPA noise guidelines are rubbish

From the South Australian Environmental Protection Authority web site: The EPA plays a role in protecting the community from exposure to unacceptable noise levels. We set policies and guidelines for industry and the community, and work closely with other organisations such as local councils and police to respond to community concerns about noise. The EPA […]

Mary Morris – On the Warpath

STT Champion, Mary Morris talks with Sarah Tomlinson on the ABC North and West Morning show on 639 about the EPA’s Waterloo “Noise-wash”. The EPA’s kit at Waterloo – measuring noise from trees, not giant fans: One of the crack American acoustic experts – who is keen to get hold of the Waterloo data promised […]

Victim: Colin Schaefer

STT would like you to meet Colin Schaefer, who lives 8 km from the Waterloo turbines in the mid-North of South Australia. You may have already come across Colin in an earlier post when he was on the Sunrise Report. Initially, Colin was as strong advocate for the turbines, even helping in their construction, but […]

Chapman may still consider himself a scientist, but he certainly looks like an advocate to me

The following post first appeared on windfarmrealities.org by Wayne Gulden. Simon Chapman, a public-health professor in Australia, has long maintained that the health and annoyance issues from wind turbines that people complain about are the result of nocebo.  Recently he published a study that purports to conclusively demonstrate that those health complaints are not caused […]

Quinn for the prosecution

  On Monday, May 21, 2012, South Australian barrister Peter Quinn spoke at a public meeting held by the Boorowa District Landscape Guardians about the legal implications of the proposed Rugby wind farm project.

A substantial degree of technical incompetence – or intended to mislead the community

26th February 2013 From Steven E. Cooper, The Acoustic Group PEER   REVIEW   COMMENTS SOUTH  AUSTRALIAN  EPA  AND  RESONATE  ACOUSTICS “INFRASOUND  LEVELS  NEAR  WINDFARMS  AND  IN  OTHER  ENVIRONMENTS” Issued by the South Australian EPA, dated January 2013 Various wind developers and industry lobby groups both in Australia and around the world have been claiming that the […]

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