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 […]

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 […]