Suing The Hosts- Lesson 13

Wind Farm Living has collated a series “Educating the Lawyers” and suggest this information may be freely used as needed, e.g. in a letter box drop. ~ DeFrock Lesson 13: Suing the Hosts 9th September, 2022 By WFL educating-the-lawyers-lesson-13-suing-the-hosts-1Download

Exposed To Litigation- Lesson 5

Why Wind Farms are Exposed to Litigation- Lesson 5 Wind Farm Living has collated a series “Educating the Lawyers” and suggest this information may be freely used as needed, e.g. in a letter box drop. ~ DeFrock Updated 20th June 2022 By WFL educating-the-lawyers-e28093-lesson-5-why-wind-farms-are-exposed-to-litigation-1Download

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’

Mt Emerald Wind Farm and Marshall Day Acoustics Face Court

Legal action has been lodged in the Supreme Court of Queensland against the Mt Emerald wind farm and Marshall Day Acoustics. The wind farm noise is claimed to have exceeded noise limits, is causing substantial damage and unreasonable interference to it's neighbour. MDA is claimed to have engaged in deceptive conduct in reports related to … Continue reading Mt Emerald Wind Farm and Marshall Day Acoustics Face Court

Wind Turbines in Court: What Are the Issues?

'The plaintiffs claim that developers built the project too close to their homes and as a result, have created a number of hazards and adverse health effects, including sleep disturbance, annoyance, headaches, dizziness, vertigo, nausea, motion sickness, bodily sensations, fatigue, stress, depression, memory deficits, inability to concentrate, anxiety and an overall reduced quality of life. The complaint says that these effects are largely due to the shadow flicker and loud noise that comes from the turbines when they are in motion.'

Wind Farm Legal Fight

'A group, including affected farmers, will take on planning minister Richard Wynne and the project's proponent West-wind Energy at trial after the $1.5 billion Golden Plains wind farm northwest of Geelong was ticked off by the state and federal governments.

Objector Hamish Cumming, and Rokewood farmers Adam Walton and Kellie Walton, who are also behind the challenge, say the number of turbines included in the project should be reduced from 228 to about 130 to protect the brolga bird that breed in the area.'-Chad Van Estrop-Geelong Advertiser.

Recent Developments In The Regulation Of Noise From Wind Energy Facilities In Victoria.

Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Heidi Asten, Ellen Tarasenko & Thomas Ellicott August 30 2019   Wind energy facility proponents should take note of recent developments in the regulation of noise impacts from wind energy facilities in Victoria, which signal increased scrutiny of noise impacts from operations. This includes: South Gippsland Shire Council’s finding of statutory … Continue reading Recent Developments In The Regulation Of Noise From Wind Energy Facilities In Victoria.