Wind Turbines in Court: What Are the Issues?

'The plaintiffs claim that developers built the project too close to their homes and as a result, have created a number of hazards and adverse health effects, including sleep disturbance, annoyance, headaches, dizziness, vertigo, nausea, motion sickness, bodily sensations, fatigue, stress, depression, memory deficits, inability to concentrate, anxiety and an overall reduced quality of life. The complaint says that these effects are largely due to the shadow flicker and loud noise that comes from the turbines when they are in motion.'

Climate Change: Electrical industry’s ‘Dirty Secret’ Boosts Warming

(SF6) 'has the highest global warming potential of any known substance. It is 23,500 times more warming than carbon dioxide (CO2)'. "In the end, the electrical industry lobby was too strong and we had to give in to them," said Dutch Green MEP Bas Eickhout, who was responsible for the attempt to regulate F-gases. "The electric sector was very strong in arguing that if you want an energy transition, and you have to shift more to electricity, you will need more electric devices. And then you also will need more SF6.

Federal Court Looms for Renewables AGL Energy, Neoen SA, Pacific Hydro and Tilt Renewables

August 7, 2019 Graham Lloyd, Environment Editor- The Australian Lawsuit Tells Wind Farms: Cut The Hot Air. Wind turbines at Snowtown in South Australia's mid north. Picture: Kelly Barnes. Legal action against Australia’s biggest wind farm operators provides a test case for the federal government’s push to force ­renewable energy suppliers to ­deliver what they … Continue reading Federal Court Looms for Renewables AGL Energy, Neoen SA, Pacific Hydro and Tilt Renewables

Wind Farm Commissioner’s Report 2018

DeFrock offers the following:   Raymond Hartmonds paper suggests disinformation is likely being used to 'improperly shape public policy': https://defrock.org/2019/06/20/adverse-health-impacts-of-industrial-wind-turbines-a-scientific-response-to-its-all-in-your-head/ DeFrock agrees that 'people are still worried about wind turbines'. https://defrock.org/2019/06/20/wind-farm-noise-recorded-almost-9km-away/ Magpies and eagles aside, the Volcanic Plains, hills and vistas surrounding Ballarat is spectacular.  DeFrock supports honouring the history of beloved rural landscapes; the locally known nooks … Continue reading Wind Farm Commissioner’s Report 2018

Fears Of Moorabool Wind Farm located near CFA’s Contaminated Fiskville Training Site.

June 23, 2019 Debbie Cuthbertson, The Age Talking points Elevated PFAS levels found at 17 sites in Victoria including Fiskville. Humans most commonly exposed by drinking or eating things that contain PFAS. Federal government says no consistent evidence proves PFAS harmful to health. A 2016 study confirmed cancer cluster involving firefighters at CFA Fiskville.  In … Continue reading Fears Of Moorabool Wind Farm located near CFA’s Contaminated Fiskville Training Site.