Wind Farm Unique Sound And Sleep Disruption-Flinders Uni Study

Unique sound from wind farms may cause more sleep disruption than other noise sources Download PDF Copy 13th October, 2021 Reviewed by Danielle Ellis, B.Sc. Source: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20211013/Unique-sound-from-wind-farms-may-cause-more-sleep-disruption-than-other-noise-sources.aspx Residents who live within 10 km of a wind farm report more sleep issues from other sources, such as insomnia, stress and snoring spouses, than the nearby wind farms, a … Continue reading Wind Farm Unique Sound And Sleep Disruption-Flinders Uni Study

Wind Farm Owners Denied Turbines Were Too Loud

Wind farm owners denied turbines were too loud, yet claimed compensation for them 11th October, 2021 by Michael Fowler, The Age Source: https://www.theage.com.au/politics/victoria/wind-farm-owners-denied-turbines-were-too-loud-yet-claimed-compensation-for-them A Gippsland wind farm was receiving nearly $12 million in compensation payments for loud, faulty turbines despite denying they were causing a noise disturbance to local farmers, who are now suing the … Continue reading Wind Farm Owners Denied Turbines Were Too Loud

Australia’s Obscene Green Subsidy Machine

6th October, 2021 By Alan Moran, Quadrant Source; https://quadrant.org.au/opinion/doomed-planet/2021/10/australias-obscene-green-subsidy-machine/ When an ALP government introduced a “carbon price” on electricity in 2012 it was sold as a neutral tax. It was, of course, nothing of the sort. The tax was on the carbon content of fossil fuels, but a neutral tax would have had the new … Continue reading Australia’s Obscene Green Subsidy Machine

Energy Commissioner ‘Blasted’

Thanks, but no thanks, says Bald Hills trial judge 9th September, 2021 by Sentinel-times; https://sgst.com.au/2021/09/thanks-but-no-thanks-says-bald-hill-judge/ The feathers are already flying in the Supreme Court fight between neighbours of the Bald Hills Wind Farm and its operators over allegations of "substantial and unreasonable" noise levels and Justice Melinda Richards had a few blows of her own … Continue reading Energy Commissioner ‘Blasted’

‘Are Motorways The Best Spot For Wind Turbines?’

Source: https://op.europa.eu/en/publication-detail/-/publication/2e504b11-a9b1-4784-ace0-bb7bb01a5322 Participants in this listening experiment detected wind turbine noise even when it was 23 dBA quieter than accompanying motorway noise, and could hear wind turbines above any volume of noise from local roads. Wind turbine noise can be detected at low levels, even when it is heard alongside motorway traffic noise, a study … Continue reading ‘Are Motorways The Best Spot For Wind Turbines?’

Bald Hills WF Nuisance Vic Supreme Court Case

Wind farm nuisance test case starts in Victoria Supreme Court 7th September, 2021 by Emma field and Rio Davis, Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-09-07/supreme-court-to-rule-if-wind-farm-a-nuisance/ Land owner John Zakula says noise from the turbines rendered him unable to sleep.(Supplied) What could become a landmark legal battle to determine if a Victorian wind farm created a significant nuisance for its … Continue reading Bald Hills WF Nuisance Vic Supreme Court Case