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 […]

Turbine noise dissected; Expert says low frequencies are produced

  Wind Watch: Turbine noise dissected; Expert says low frequencies are produced Go here for the original post: http://www.wind-watch.org/news/?p=23251 LAFARGEVILLE — At its meeting Tuesday night, the Orleans wind committee got confirmation from an expert that turbines produce low-frequency noise and could cause health problems. The committee held a conference call with Richard R. James, […]

Harvington Gets a Makeover for 2011

The historic Vale of Evesham Village of Harvington in rural Worcestershire is due to get a completely new landscape if Spanish owned Scottish Power Renewables have their way. Scottish Power Renewables the wholly owned subsidiary of Spanish Utilities company Iberdrola the same company that two years ago purchased the turbine manufacturer Gamesa in order to […]