Bald Hills Wind Farm Summary Report (45.04 MB) [alt. link] 'The monitoring program confirms that sound levels were exceeded, and sleep disturbance, intrusive noise and nuisance conditions existed at the homes of the persons involved during this monitoring program:' p.8.
Alan Jones is concerned Labor’s climate change policy would mean the construction of more wind farms, negatively impacting on rural landowners. A Labor government would aim to cut emissions by 45 per cent by the year 2030. Alan Jones says this proposal would require the construction of far more wind farms. in the Australian countryside. He … Continue reading ‘Major crisis’: Wind farm fears in wake of Labor’s climate policy.
The South Gippsland Shire Council has found that the Bald Hills Wind Farm, Victoria causes nuisance to some of its neighbours
Background The acoustic definition of noise is unwanted sound. Properties near the Bald Hills wind farm are being affected by intrusive noise, loud enough to intrude on conversation and disturb the residents’ sleep. The South Gippsland Shire Council investigation into the complaints somehow concluded there were no impacts from the wind farm. This decision did not … Continue reading Bald Hills Wind Farm Adversely Affecting Residents
Except for warfare, our society does not tolerate machinery that damages the public. In the case of wind projects the non-impacted public has been led to believe that harm done by wind projects is not real and therefore needs no correction. The Minister for Energy, Angus Taylor, is focussed on energy costs. Those matters are discussed in our post: Dealing with Excessive Power Costs. It was noted when Taylor took on the Ministry, that health matters deriving from wind turbines would not be the Minister’s responsibility. This is a pity.