Victorians Vindicated: Bald Hills Locals Ecstatic as Council Declares Wind Farm Noise ‘Unlawful Nuisance’

  A group of Victorian farmers – tormented by wind turbine noise for years – have finally been vindicated with their Council declaring it an unlawful nuisance. The community surrounding the Bald Hills wind farm, built by a Japanese developer, Mitsui and Co, have been tortured by incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound since […]

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 […]

Wind Farm Neighbours Forced to Sign Away All Legal Rights in ‘Good Neighbour Agreements’

Remember all those glowing stories about wind power outfits being welcomed into rural communities with open arms? You know, tales about how farmers are dying to have turbines lined up all over their properties? How locals can’t wait to pick up some of the thousands of permanent, high paying jobs on offer? How developers are viewed with […]

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 […]

Wind Farm Noise Victims Sue Developer & Noise Consultant for $Millions

Litigation is where the rubber hits the road: myths get replaced with facts; evidence overtakes spin and propaganda. Court rooms (and where they determine the facts, juries) strike fear into the (ordinarily icy) hearts of those that stand behind or run with wind power outfits. Wherever in the world civil actions have been pursued in […]

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 – […]

Pacific Hydro’s “Monumental Own Goal”: Or How Steven Cooper’s Wind Farm Study Helps Sink the Wind Industry

**** In our last post we popped up the study done by Steven Cooper at Pacific Hydro’s Cape Bridgewater wind farm, that’s sent the wind industry and its parasites into complete melt-down. And its keenest advocates have turned on Pac Hydro, with the kind of hate-filled vengeance (usually reserved for traitors) for letting Cooper off […]