Turbine noise goes on trial 3rd August, 2021 By Sentinel Times, https://sgst.com.au/2021/08/turbine-noise-goes-on-trial/ Six years on, the dispute over whether or not the Bald Hills Wind Farm is operating within its planning conditions is yet to be decided but any decision made by the Supreme Court next month will come too late for some. THE operators … Continue reading Bald Hills Wind Turbine Noise
20th June, 2021 Via Wind Farm Living The new EPA controlled wind facility noise compliance management is all bark but no bite.Unlike the Building Control Commission, which prosecutes bad building work and/or bad builders, there is no wind industry regulatory body, to weed out bad acousticians.The EPA has no authority to access the wind facility … Continue reading EPA Wind Facility Noise Compliance Management
Neighbour Noeleen Hazel, who with husband Bruce has lived for almost 60 years at their farm Kia Ora in Bookham, next door to one of the sites, says the situation is “devastating”.
“It will deface the unique landscape of the Coppabella Hills and cause environmental carnage,” she says.
“We’ve been fighting this for years. We can’t believe it was approved. It’s split the communities – any project needing to pay ongoing bribes to receive support obviously lacks authenticity.”
Among others who oppose the project, local John McGrath raised concerns about the changing air pressure on birds, asking: “If city people want this stuff, why don’t they put it on Bondi Beach?”
'An understanding of the nature of the sound pressure waves(v) emitted by turbines and the impacts of that energy upon neighbours is essential to any assessment of the possible breaching of human rights'.