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?

Psychoacoustics To The Rescue

26th May 2021 By Steven Cooper. Wind Turbine Noise: Psychoacoustics to the Rescue. Forum Acusticum, Dec 2020, Lyon, France wind turbine noise psychoacousticsDownload Protecting the acoustic amenity of communities living near wind farms is at the forefront of Steven Coopers outstanding work. Effective investigation of wind turbine noise requires working with residents, utilising residents diaries … Continue reading Psychoacoustics To The Rescue

Locals In Tasmania’s Top Tourist Town Fight Wind Turbine Project

5th August, 2021 By Alysia Thomas-Sam Source: https://9now.nine.com.au/a-current-affair/tasmania-tourist-town-wind-turbine-war-with-energy-company/cfb3f70c-6bc2-4353-bc87-34d1440ba5ca In Tasmania's north-west, Stanley was crowned the state's top tourist town for 2021, known as the jewel of the region. Famous for an inactive volcano that resembles the shape of a nut and for some of the cleanest air in the world, Stanley is loved by locals. Sydney-based company Epuron also loves the … Continue reading Locals In Tasmania’s Top Tourist Town Fight Wind Turbine Project

New Vic Wind Farm Noise Regulations

August 1st, 2021 By Wind Farm Living The new regulation for turbine noise confirms that the Government is subservient to the wind industryDownload In summary the new Regulations 2021 are: From 1 August 2021, the Environment Protection Amendment (Wind Turbine Noise) Regulations 2021 will come into effect to set specific requirements for wind farm operators … Continue reading New Vic Wind Farm Noise Regulations

SA Today Tonight Report on Wind Farms-2012

20th July, 2021 Via Wind Farm Living Some of you watched this Today Tonight report back in 2012 – It is now time to WATCH IT AGAIN..!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_c-RHPaY6gk No longer can a person in office “chicken out” of their Professional and Public Duty of Care. Wind Farm Company Directors, Acousticians, Politicians, Consultants, Councillors and now … Continue reading SA Today Tonight Report on Wind Farms-2012

Letter To The AAAC- 2021

Attention: Executive Members Association of Australasian Acoustical Consultants Chairman:                           Richard Haydon Vice Chairman                  Gustaf Reutersward Treasurer                             Tim Reynolds Secretary                             Tim Trewin Communications              Matthew Stead Executive Member          Matthew Ottley Dear Executive Council Members, RE: Open Letter to the Association of Australasian Acoustical Consultants The Wind Farm Living Community of Moyne … Continue reading Letter To The AAAC- 2021

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

Health Effects of Industrial Wind: The Debate Intensifies

Health Effects of Industrial Wind: The Debate Intensifies (update with Steven Cooper) 30th July, 2020 By Sherri Lange - Master Resource Source:  https://www.masterresource.org/wind-turbine-noise-issues/health-effects-update-steven-cooper-june-2020/ “Exposing the fact that the cost-benefit analyses for wind farms are wrong, the power output modelling is wrong, the acoustic modelling is wrong, and the acoustic dose response data is wrong could … Continue reading Health Effects of Industrial Wind: The Debate Intensifies

‘Sensing but not Hearing’: Steven Cooper On Wind Turbine Nuisance-Part 1.

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.