Falmouth Wind Turbines

After years of uncertainty, Falmouth wind turbines to be demolished 6th June 2022 By Asad Jung, Cape Cod Times Source: https://www.capecodtimes.com/story/news/2022/06/06/wind-turbines-falmouth-demolished-after-years-struggle-renewable-energy/9943711002 The saga of Falmouth’s largest renewable energy project appears to be finally nearing a close, now that the town has hired Atlantic Coast Dismantling LLC to demolish two wind turbines.    The job will cost $39,950, … Continue reading Falmouth Wind Turbines

Residents Challenge Delburn Wind

Residents take challenge to Latrobe Valley wind farm to Supreme Court 8th June 2022 By Emma Field, ABC Gippsland Source: abc.net.au/news/delburn-wind-farm-court-challenge/101136902 Residents have challenged plans for a planned wind farm in Victoria's east.(Four Corners: Karen Michelmore) A group of Victorian residents living near a site earmarked for a wind farm will challenge the project's approval in the state's … Continue reading Residents Challenge Delburn Wind

Noise Matters

Noise Matters: Wind Farms, Nuisance and the Law 4th May 2022 by Binoy Kampmark, World News, International Policy digest Source: https://intpolicydigest.org/noise-matters-wind-farms-nuisance-and-the-law/ Wind farm in rural South Australia. For years, the Australian wind farm has been reviled as ugly, noisy, and unendearing by a certain number of prominent figures. Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott pathologized them, calling … Continue reading Noise Matters

BHWF-Questions & Facts-Part 2

11th April, 2022 https://defrock.org/2022/04/11/when-is-a-noise-limit-not-a-noise-limit/ One of the authors of this published article is Meg Lee, who is now a partner at Hall & Wilcox Lawyers.  Meg Lee used to be a lawyer at Allens.  Allens were the lawyers advising Bald Hills Wind Farm Pty Ltd (BHWF) and on the record in the litigation until about April … Continue reading BHWF-Questions & Facts-Part 2

BHWF- Some Questions & Facts

11th April, 2022 Some of the facts were missing in DeFrocks recent post 'When is a noise limit not a noise limit'. https://defrock.org/2022/04/11/when-is-a-noise-limit-not-a-noise-limit Factual feedback and further clarity related to the Bald Hills Wind Farm nuisance, is provided in the pdf below. ~ DeFrock. some-factsDownload See Also: https://stopthesethings.com/2022/03/28/shut-down-supreme-court-decision-destroys-wind-industrys-entire-business-model/

When Is A Noise Limit Not A Noise Limit?

7th April, 2022 by Meg Lee, Hall & Wilcox https://hallandwilcox.com.au/thinking/when-is-a-noise-limit-not-a-noise-limit/ In a landmark ruling, the Victorian Supreme Court has held that noise emitted from the Bald Hills Wind Farm constituted a nuisance to its neighbours, even if those emissions had been found to comply with the conditions in its planning permit. Further, and of cause … Continue reading When Is A Noise Limit Not A Noise Limit?