Battlelines Drawn: Victoria’s Wind Power Push Meets Angry & Disciplined Opposition

It’s often forgotten that the diminutive David slew the gigantic Goliath. Discipline, nerve and strategic resolve is what wins battles. And in Western Victoria, there’s no bigger battle than that brewing between wind power outfits and local community defenders. One of the best of those is retired country lawyer, Tony Edney. He’s the handsome devil […]

Fact Factory: Smashing Big Wind Starts & Ends With Data & Detail

What the wind industry hates most are facts; facts about rocketing power prices, massive subsidies, chaotic intermittency, incessant noise and consequent harm to neighbour’s health, the destruction of birds and bats, the destruction of underground water supplies, turbines spontaneously combusting, disintegrating or throwing their blades to the four winds. We could go on. On this […]

Melissa Ware – Wind Industry Victim on the Malice & Cruelty of Pacific Hydro & Others

  It takes a special kind of malice to deny the suffering of people like Melissa Ware, totally unnecessary suffering caused by wind turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound. Melissa is just one of Pacific Hydro’s numerous tragic victims at Cape Bridgewater, Victoria – where the Labor/Union backed outfit – run by former union heavy […]

Wake in Fright: Wind Turbine Infrasound Causes Panic, Fear & Nightmares

The evidence proving the unnecessary damage done to wind farm neighbours by the noise generated by giant industrial wind turbines is mounting by the day: Germany’s Max Planck Institute has identified sub-audible infrasound as the cause of stress, sleep disruption and more (see our post here); and a Swedish group have shown that it’s the […]

Wind Turbine Noise & Vibration Causing Harm to Humans & Animals Alike

For those unfortunates forced to live with incessant turbine generated low-frequency noise and infrasound, the cause of the sleep deprivation they suffer is no mystery. Moreover, a menagerie of domestic and wild animals stuck next to wind turbines suffer similar effects, including well-documented increases in the stress hormone cortisol (see our post here). Dr Mariana […]

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 […]

The Monstrous ‘Ethics’ of the Wind Industry’s Acoustic Consultants

The acoustic consultants who have made $millions from writing utterly irrelevant noise ‘rules’ and defending them in front of planning courts and panels will never be accused of acting ethically. Their clients demand compliance reports that are made-to-measure, and they are happy to oblige, by either causing data to disappear or simply changing the numbers […]