November 6, 2019 By Sherri Lange-Master Resource Source: https://www.masterresource.org/wind-turbine-noise-issues/sensing-not-hearing-cooper-qa-1/ Congratulations to Steven Cooper on his appointment to the European Acoustics Association Technical Committee on Noise, as the group leader on wind turbine noise, and on presenting three papers at the International Congress on Acoustics in Germany. ~DeFrock. “But wind turbine noise issues are not just … Continue reading ‘Sensing but not Hearing’: Steven Cooper On Wind Turbine Nuisance-Part 1.
Suddenly, previously taboo questions are being heard. For example, are the emissions released in the building and installation of turbines ever really offset? Given their major impact on bird mortality and possible links to childhood leukaemia, should the spread of overhead powerlines be limited? And with an estimated 43 million tonnes by 2050 of unrecyclable blade waste, who will pay the cost of decommissioning?