For most people who see windmills from far off there is no worry about the effects of wind turbine noise, but to those who live close enough to experience it on a daily basis, it can make a huge impact on their lives.
Browse our articles below about the impacts of wind turbine noise:
Below is a letter explaining the Shirley Wisconsin Wind Project Noise Health Effects testing done recently. The email explaining the document is listed below to begin reading. ‘ Download the entire document here: Shirley,_Wisconsin,_ILFN_Report_12-28-12 From: <email is hidden but revealed within report> Subject: Search for Infrasound in Wisconsin homes near wind turbines finds homes saturated from upper floors to...read more
Wind turbine issues include the impact of low frequency noise health effects on the inner ear leading to hearing damage, vertigo and more. Here is an excerpt of an article regarding studies being done on this topic of Low Frequency Noise to get you started. You can read the entire article here: LowFrequencyNoise Two effects of Low Frequency Noise; dizziness and vertigo to start Low-frequency sound may cause endolymphatic...read more
The following is the summary of the Iberdrola Hardscrabble Complaint filed with the Supreme Court of NY. SUMMARY OF COMPLAINT AGAINST IBERDROLA – SUPREME COURT, STATE OF NEW YORK RE: HARDSCRABBLE WIND POWER PROJECT, HERKIMER COUNTY, NY – OCTOBER 22, 2012 (filed 10/24/12) FACTS 60 plaintiffs (not clear if it is 60 different homes as several share the same last name) Wind turbines being in close proximity to their...read more
If you have ever heard a strong wind outside your wind you may find this article on wind effects noise interesting. It is not about a small amount of almost charming, howling wind against the window while you snuggle up inside. This is serious wind noise and it is being documented and studied in reference to wind farms. The following is an excerpt, followed by a link to the whole story: Industrial wind turbines (IWTs) are a...read more
Residents of the Lowell Mountain area of Vermont were promised that the noise from the Lowell wind turbines would be minimal. According to WCAX evening news tonight, the wind power is anything but quiet. Locals were surprised that as of this writing the turbines were not even operating yet and there was already a troubling level of noise. Wind turbines are supposed to be online until sometime in December 2012 and yet an...read more