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Wychavon District Council’s Consultants Vindicate VVASP Concerns

A comprehensive report prepared by Wychavon District Council’s Environmental Noise consultants to analyse and comment on the noise assessment submitted by Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) in relation to the proposed Lenchwick Wind Farm, has vindicated VVASP’s concerns about noise. The VVASP campaign to highlight the potential impact of noise from the planed industrial wind power [...]

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The Department of Energy and Climate Change has commissioned fresh research on wind farm noise

“Confidence has been lost in the ETSU model” 4th June 2010 See original post here: http://www.cieh.org/ehn/ehn3.aspx?id=31194   The Department of Energy and Climate Change has commissioned fresh research on wind farm noise. The move, which has been welcomed by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) , comes despite ministerial assurances earlier this year that [...]

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How to Object to the Planning Application

Attached is some guidance for writing a letter of objection to the turbine proposal from SPR.   There is a lot of information, you do not need to include all of it.  They key thing is that there are only certain reasons that can be used for an objection to be valid so please read [...]

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Wind turbine noise warnings were dismissed by civil servants

A warning about the health effects of noise from wind turbines was removed from a government study following pressure from civil servants. original article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/greenpolitics/planning/6803823/Wind-turbine-noise-warnings-were-dismissed-by-civil-servants.html Consultants recommended lowering night-time noise limits because the sounds made by spinning blades were enough to disrupt sleep patterns. However, the advice, contained in a draft version of their [...]

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Wind Turbine Campaign Boosted by Expert Report

A campaign by local MP Peter Luff to keep wind turbines at a reasonable distance from houses has been given a boost today. Environmental Protection UK has called on the government urgently to update its advice on how local authorities gauge the effect of noise from wind turbines. Peter Luff has long been calling for [...]

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